DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Femoral hernia (bulge at centre right) protruding from the groin of a female patient. A hernia is when an organ, such as a loop in the intestines, protrudes from a weak area in the body wall. This injury in a female carer was caused by doing a lot of heavy lifting.
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