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Is a Sportsman's hernia the same as a Gilmore's groin?
Yes
The condition known as a Sportsman's Hernia has many different names.  It was first described by Jerry Gilmore in 1980, following the successful treatment of 3 professional footballers with groin symptoms.
Other names for the condition include:
Sportsman's groin
Sportsman's Abdominal Wall Syndrome
Gilmore's Groin

 
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