femoral hernia n.
A hernia through the femoral ring. Also called crural hernia, enteromerocele, merocele.
The cause of death is stated to have been femoral hernia by a physician who attended him shortly before his death.
The liability to femoral hernia is in like manner increased by the upright position.
Under what circumstances is it possible or justifiable to reduce a femoral hernia, without previously opening the sac?
The inguinal hernia should be pressed upwards, outwards and backwards, the femoral hernia downwards, backwards and upwards.