A difficult case
Periodic thigh pain from radicular endometriosis
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We thank Dr. Davenport for his interest in our case report  and the opportunity to better explain our clinical reasoning. In his e-letter Dr. Davenport argues that there is a discrepancy between the distribution of the pain, which appeared more suggestive of L2 and perhaps a contribution of L1 and L3, and the involvement of L4 root as documented by clinical neurophysiology and neuroimaging. The patient was asked to d...
I thoroughly enjoyed the article by Zanette et al (2014;14:351-353). The authors are to be congratulated for their skilful history taking skills, specifically the key observation that the pain coincided with menses, suggesting the diagnosis, and thus confirming that a neurology opinion, far from being "the last resort", should have been the "first resort". I am troubled by the distribution of the pain however; the autho...