Loading…
skip to main content
Femoral Nerve Injury Secondary to Prolonged Dorsal Lithotomy Position
Femoral Nerve Injury Secondary to Prolonged Dorsal Lithotomy Position

This medical illustration diagram clearly pictures a femoral nerve injury resulting from the patient sitting for a prolonged period of time in the dorsal lithotomy position. During some forms of obstetric (OB/GYN) surgery, labor and delivery, or other procedures, women may sit for a long time in the 'stirrup' position. The nerves of the hip and pelvis may suffer from stretching and compression if the patient is kept in the position for too long.

exh37226

Last Updated: Mar 5th, 2020

Keywords

Nucleus Medical Media Disclaimer of Medical and Legal Liability

Nucleus Medical Media ("Nucleus") does not dispense medical or legal advice, and the text, illustrations, photographs, animations and other information ("Content") available on this web site is for general information purposes only. As with any medical or legal issue, it is up to you to consult a physician or attorney for professional advice. YOU SHOULD NOT DISREGARD PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL OR LEGAL ADVICE BASED ON CONTENT CONTAINED ON THIS WEB SITE, NOR SHOULD YOU RELY ON THE CONTENT ON THIS WEB SITE IN PLACE OF PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL OR LEGAL ADVICE.

NUCLEUS DISCLAIMS ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY FOR ANY COUNSEL, ADVICE, TREATMENT, DIAGNOSIS OR ANY MEDICAL, LEGAL OR OTHER INFORMATION, SERVICES OR PRODUCTS THAT YOU OBTAIN BASED ON VIEWING THE CONTENT OF THIS SITE. THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEB SITE SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED COMPLETE OR SUITABLE FOR ANY PURPOSE WHATSOEVER.

Mature Content Disclaimer: Certain Content on this web site contains graphic depictions or descriptions of medical information, which may be offensive to some viewers. Nucleus, its licensors, and its suppliers disclaim all responsibility for such materials.

close