A femoral hernia is a bluge in the upper part of the thigh near the groin.
A hernia occurs when the contents of the abdomen (usually part of the small intestine) push through a weak point or tear the thin muscular wall of the abdomen, which holds the abdominal organs in place.
Femorocele; Enteromerocele; Crural hernia
Most of the time, there is no clear cause of a hernia. Some hernias may be present at birth (congenital), but are not...Read more
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