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femoral

 [fem´o-ral]
pertaining to the femur or to the thigh.

fem·o·ral

(fem'ŏ-răl),
Relating to the femur or thigh.

femoral

/fem·o·ral/ (fem´or-al) pertaining to the femur or to the thigh.

femoral

(fĕm′ər-əl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or located in the thigh or femur.

femoral

[fem′ərəl]
Etymology: L, femur, thigh
pertaining to the femur or the thigh.

fem·o·ral

(fem'ŏr-ăl)
Relating to the femur or thigh.

femoral

Pertaining to the thigh or the thigh bone (FEMUR). From Latin femor , thigh.

femoral

referring to the thigh.

femoral

pertaining to the femur or to the thigh.

femoral artery
the chief artery of the thigh. See Table 9.
femoral canal
the passage that conducts the femoral vessels from the abdomen to the thigh.
femoral epiphyseolysis
occurs in pigs 5 to 12 months old. There is moderate lameness in one or both hindlimbs. The onset is sudden and often precipitated by physical effort; it worsens within a few days so that the pig cannot use the limb. There is crepitus at the hip joint. There is an underlying osteochondrosis.
femoral head
rounded proximal articulating extremity of the femur; participates in the hip joint.
femoral head necrosis
femoral hernia
protrusion of a loop of intestine into the femoral canal, a tubular passageway that carries nerves and blood vessels to the thigh.
femoral ligament
ligament of the femoral head which runs from the depths of the acetabulum (hip socket) to the pit (fossa) in the head of the femur. See Table 12.
femoral nerve
the largest branch of the lumbar plexus. See Table 14.
femoral slipped head
see femoral epiphyseolysis.
femoral vein
the chief vein of the thigh. See Table 15.
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4) The femoral head and neck are intracapsular so infection can easily spread into the joint.
We would like to thank Sanal (1) for her interest to our paper "Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head in a Patient with Behcet's Disease" (2) and for her nice contributions to the topic.
Of note, in this same model, the bisphosphonate zoledronic acid was found to improve femoral head shape.
The location L5 represents the region between the femoral head and proximal region.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed low signal intensity in the femoral head and neck on T1-weighted images (Figure 2a) and homogeneous high signal intensity on T2-weighted images, with joint effusion and joint space preservation (Figure 2b).
New bone tissue is then laid down and the femoral head regrows.
Anterior dislocations are of two main types depending upon the amount of hip flexion at the time of impact: superior, where the femoral head is displaced into the iliac or pubic region and inferior, where the femoral head lies in the obturator region.
The operation, called a Femural Head and Neck Excision, involves removing the femoral head and neck from the femur bone.
The earliest recorded hip replacement procedure, performed in Germany in 1891, replaced the femoral head with carved ivory.
5) The support for the femoral head, in the absence of the ilium, seems to be provided by soft tissues such as the surrounding muscles and the fibrous tissue replacing the ilium, as shown by MRI.
You could have a cartilage tear, misshapen femoral head or joint space, circulatory disorder of the hip, a partial slipped epiphysis, or some cystic lesion of the femoral head or neck.