Healthcare providers search to find clinical information and keep current. Although sometimes driven by what's in the news, the answers for why some terms are more popular than others may surprise you. We speculate as to what prompted those searches and provide some interesting facts about related conditions with a series of infographics. If you have thoughts about what’s trending and why, feel free to share them with us on Twitter or Facebook!
#10 Clinical Trend: Meralgia Paresthetica
Fashion could be taking its toll on more than pocket books. Meralgia paresthetica, a condition caused by compression of one of the nerves in the outer part of the thigh, may be a result of so-called “skinny jeans.” Pain and weakness are commonly associated with the condition. Looks like physicians may have to move beyond medical advice and offer some fashion tips as well...
For more in-depth clinical information, see Meralgia Paresthetica.
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Cite this: Ryan Syrek. Top 10 Clinical Trends for June 2015 - Medscape - Jun 24, 2015.