inguinal region


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Related to inguinal region: inguinal canal, inguinal hernia

inguinal region

[′iŋ·gwən·əl ‚rē·jən]
(anatomy)
The abdominal region occurring on each side of the body as a depression between the abdomen and the thigh. Also known as iliac region.
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The inguinal region should be examined with the patient in the supine and standing positions.
6) * includes the musculofascial parts and the adductor insertion zone of the inguinal region.
In the vicinity of the hip, ganglia may extend into the inguinal region where they simulate adenopathy or hernia, (3) or produce venous compressive symptoms mimicking a deep venous thrombosis.
Seven groups of five animals received injections twice a day for 5 days subcutaneously (sc) or intraperitoneally (ip) in the inguinal region of the body.
This ridge extends from the axilla to the inguinal region.
The large groups of lymph nodes located in the inguinal region are involved in both superficial and the major underlying deep drainage.
Much to everyone's surprise a much distended abdomen and a balloon-like mass in his right inguinal region were seen.
Abstract: A 70-year-old man on enoxaparin and warfarin sodium therapy due to pulmonary embolism was admitted for evaluation of a sudden, sharp pain in the left inguinal region.
8-cm mediolateral, heterogeneously enhancing, partially vascularized mass in the left inguinal region located anteromedial to and compressing the femoral canal.
Physical evaluation of inguinal region showed multiple and bilateral lymphadenopathy.
In a retrospective literature review of 45 cases from 1937 to 2006 by Meinke, acute appendicitis was identified within a right-sided hernia sac 95% of the time; 69% occurred in the inguinal region and 26% in the femoral region (4).
Inguinal region is one of the uncommon locations for liposarcoma, the tumor arising from the spermatic cord.