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Disease Hernia, Femoral

Name Hernia, Femoral
Synonyms Femoral Hernia | Femoral Hernias | Hernias, Femoral
Definition A groin hernia occurring inferior to the inguinal ligament and medial to the FEMORAL VEIN and FEMORAL ARTERY. The femoral hernia sac has a small neck but may enlarge considerably when it enters the subcutaneous tissue of the thigh. It is caused by defects in the ABDOMINAL WALL.
Categories Pathology (anatomical condition)
MeSH® ID D006550

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