Pudendal Nerve Palsy G57.80



Pudendal Nerve Palsy ICD-10

G57.80 Other specified mononeuropathies of unspecified lower limb 
G57.81 Other specified mononeuropathies of right lower limb 
G57.82 Other specified mononeuropathies of left lower limb 
G57.83 Other specified mononeuropathies of bilateral lower limbs

Pudendal Nerve Palsy Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History

  • Generally occurs from compression of the pudendal nerve from the perineal post during distraction for hip arthroscopy or antegrade nailing of femoral shaft fractures.

Pudendal Nerve Palsy Anatomy

Pudendal Nerve Palsy Clinical Evaluation

  • Numbness in the perineal region associated with prolonged traction time

Pudendal Nerve Palsy Xray / Diagnositc Tests

Pudendal Nerve Palsy Classification / Treatment

  • Attention to detail in placement of the patient and adequate padding can minimize this risk
  • Treatment = observation, generally recovers over time.

Pudendal Nerve Palsy Associated Injuries / Differential Diagnosis

Pudendal Nerve Palsy Complications

FPudendal Nerve Palsy ollow-up Care

Pudendal Nerve Palsy Review References

  • (Brumback RJ,.JBJS 1992;74A:1450-1455)°
  • Papavasiliou AV, Bardakos NV. Complications of arthroscopic surgery of the hip. Bone Joint Res. 2012 Jul 1;1(7):131-44. doi: 10.1302/2046-3758.17.2000108.Print 2012 Jul.  
  • Pailhé R, Chiron P, Reina N, Cavaignac E, Lafontan V, Laffosse JM. Pudendal nerve neuralgia after hip arthroscopy: retrospective study and literature review. Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2013 Nov;99(7):785-90. doi:10.1016/j.otsr.2013.07.015. Epub 2013 Sep 28. Review.