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1885

Meralgia paresthetica was first described by Hager in 1885 1).

Bernhardt reported more extensively on the condition in 1895, and 2 weeks later Roth published a paper in which he coined the term meralgia, from the Greek words meros for thigh and algos for pain 2). and Bernhardt in 1895 3).

1)
Wilson SAK. Neurology, 2nd ed. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins; 1955: 369.
2)
Roth: Meralgia Pareathetica, Berlin, S. Karger, 1895.
3)
Bernhardt Ueber isollert Gibiete des Nervua cutaneua femoris externua vorkommende paraeathealen, Neurot. Centraibl 242, 1895.
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