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The neurosurgeon has told me that the tingling and numbness in the front of my legs was not caused by lumbar spinal stenosis which only caused the pain in the back of the thighs and calves. Therefore, the surgery was not likely to improve my paresthesia in the front of my thighs. Was he right or can lumbar spinal stenosis cause numbness in the front of the thighs? Thank you for your help.