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Femoral pulse exam

Femoral pulse exam

Femoral pulse exam: A femoral pulse exam involves feeling the femoral pulse in the groin area and listening to the sound of the pulse with a stethoscope as blood travel through the artery; femoral stenosis (narrowing of the blood vessel) may be evident by a weakened pulse or changes in its anatomy.

Femoral pulse exam: Other Names

Other names for Femoral pulse exam include:

  • Femoral palpitation
  • Femoral auscultation

Diseases Associated with Femoral pulse exam

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Femoral pulse exam:

  • Femoral stenosis

Basic Information: Femoral pulse exam

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Femoral pulse exam' may be involved.

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