The saphenous nerve is a branch of the posterior division of the femoral nerve. It provides sensation to the anteromedial aspect of the knee and lower leg. Damage to the nerve and subsequent symptoms can result from compression, irritation, surgical trauma, or other injury. This chapter discusses anatomy, neuropathy of saphenous nerve, nerve block techniques, indications, contraindications and complications of the nerve block.
KeywordsSaphenous nerve Neuropatia patellae Gonalgia paresthetica Saphenous neuralgia Surfer’s neuropathy Nerve block Ultrasound guidance Nerve entrapment
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