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What might cause obturator nerve entrapment?

Compression between fetal head and pelvis

2

What does the obturator nerve supply?

Innervates sensation for the upper medial aspect of the skin and abductors of the thigh (not the obturator internus though!)

3

What are the consequences of obturator nerve entrapment?

Reduced sensation in upper medial aspect of the thigh and reduced abductor power

4

What might cause common peroneal nerve palsy?

Lithotomy position

5

What are the signs of a common peroneal nerve palsy?

loss of anterior compartment extensors (foot drop)

6

What might cause a femoral nerve palsy?

Difficult pregnancy

7

What are the signs of a femoral nerve palsy?

Weak straight leg raise (quadriceps), loss of knee jerk

8

What does the inguinal canal transmit in men?

Spermatic cord and ilioinguinal nerve

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What does the inguinal canal transmit in women?

Round ligament of the ovary and the ilioinguinal nerve

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What does the ilioinguinal nerve supply in women?

Sensation of mons pubis and labia majora