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Femoral ring

Femoral ring
The relations of the femoral and abdominal inguinal rings, seen from within the abdomen. Right side (femoral ring visible at center)
Structures passing behind the inguinal ligament (femoral ring labeled at top, second from the right)
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Latin Anulus femoralis
Dorlands
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Anatomical terminology

The femoral ring is the base of the femoral canal. It is directed upward and is oval in form, its long diameter being directed transversely and measuring about 1.25 cm. Part of the intestine can sometimes pass through the femoral ring into the femoral canal causing a femoral hernia.

Contents

  • Boundaries 1
  • Additional images 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Boundaries

The femoral ring is bounded as follows:

Additional images

See also

References

This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

External links

  • -489684915 at GPnotebook
  • antthigh at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (Georgetown University)


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