Anatomy of the Femoral Region

  • Jérôme Loriau


The femoral region shouldn’t be considered as a separate area.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jérôme Loriau
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  1. 1.Department of Digestive SurgeryGroupe Hospitalier Paris Saint JosephParisFrance

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