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Femoral hernia

Summary of Femoral hernia
A hernia is caused by the protrusion of a viscus (in the case of groin hernias, an intraabdominal organ) through a weakness in the containing wall. Femoral hernias protrude below inguinal ligament through the femoral canal below and lateral to pubic tubercle. They are more common in females.      

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Gastrointestinal system

Peritoneum and peritoneal cavity disorders
Upper gastrointestinal tract disorders
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The is the site where femoral hernias protrude through.

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A 65-year-old comes to the emergency department because of groin pain, nausea, and abdominal distention. Physical examination shows the presence of a palpable mass in her left groin that cannot be reduced. A CT of her lower abdomen and groin is shown below. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?