Diabetapedia definition: The damage of nerves in the thighs, hips, buttocks or legs. This condition is more common in people with type 2 diabetes and older adults and is often marked by: sudden, severe pain in your hip and thigh or buttock, eventual weak and atrophied thigh muscles, difficulty rising from a sitting position, abdominal swelling, if the abdomen is affected and weight loss.
Reference: Mayo Clinic
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