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Hernia, Femoral MeSH Descriptor Data 2021

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Hernia, Femoral
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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.
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Femoral Hernia
Public MeSH Note
80; was FEMORAL HERNIA 1963-79
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use HERNIA, FEMORAL to search FEMORAL HERNIA 1966-79
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80; was FEMORAL HERNIA 1963-79
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