Careful analysis of 12 complicated cases of incarcerated femoral hernia gives clues toward the correct diagnosis of this problem. Knowledge of the symptoms can prevent dangerous delays in undertaking urgently-needed surgical repair. The unique anatomy involved requires careful clinical examination but surgery should not await x-ray studies.
Ponka, Joseph L.
"Incarcerated Femoral Hernia,"
Henry Ford Hospital Medical Journal
: Vol. 15
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