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What is the primary indication for performing an arthroscopic synovectomy on a patient with hemophilia that is the result of factor VIII deficiency?
Joint pain with radiographic evidence of joint space narrowing
Joint stiffness that has not improved with physiotherapy and bracing
Recurrent joint bleeding despite optimal medical management
Prophylaxis for joint preservation in severe hemophilia (factor VIII level <1%)
Decreasing ambulatory endurance despite optimal medical management
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A 9-year-old male with hemophilia A presents with severe groin pain, parasthesias over the medial aspect of the distal tibia, and difficulty ambulating several hours after a soccer game. He is believed to have an intramuscular hematoma surrounding the iliacus muscle. Which nerve is MOST likely to be compressed?