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Related to lacunar ligament: inguinal canal, Conjoint tendon, iliopubic tract
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The femoral ring is that portion of the femoral canal bounded laterally by the femoral vein, medially by the lacunar ligament, anteriorly by the inguinal ligament, and posteriorly by the pectineal ligament.
3,8) Femoral hernias occupy the femoral ring lateral to the tough lacunar ligament and medial to the soft femoral vein (Figure 1).
While a large inguinal hernia could theoretically exert a mass effect on the femoral vein, the authors think this is unlikely, as the femoral ring is bounded by the relatively noncompliant inguinal and lacunar ligaments.