Figure 9: Resection of the Medial Cutaneous Nerve of the Thigh. A 23 year old with a direct injury to the knee resulting in pain over the patellar region. A) Site of Tinel and nerve block that eliminated the pain. B) Medial cutaneous nerve of the thigh demonstrated by the scissors’ tips in the subcutaneous plane. This is superficial to the medial retinaculum. C) The nerve has been divided distally and dissected proximally. Here it is held by the clamp. D) A window is made in the fascia over the vastus medialis into which the proximal end of the nerve will be implanted (E).