sportsman's groin

sportsman·'s groin

common U.K. name for occult hernia (q.v.).
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In his private practice at Nuffield Health Cardiff & Vale Hospitals, Mr Ablorsu treats people with gallstones, hernia problems and pain from sportsman's groin.
Other terms that have been used in the literature are: pubic inguinal pain syndrome, Gilmore's groin, incipient hernia, conjoint tendon lesion, posterior abdominal wall deficiency, and sportsman's groin.
I had surgery for a sportsman's groin - a common problem with many footballers - back in March," Pepper added.
A Scarlets spokesman said: "It's a condition known as sportsman's groin.
The examination showed a so-called sportsman's groin, which I operated on," she said.