Amyand hernia

Case contributed by Dr Franco A. Scola

Presentation

Constipation.

Patient Data

Age: 76-year-old
Gender: Male
CT

CT Abdomen and pelvis

Inguinal hernia containing appendix with an appendicolith, without acute inflammatory signs.

Small bowel air-liquid distension, specially jejunal, with two hypogastric identified zones of caliber changes.

Hazy small bowel mesentery.

Hypodense nodular formation (0,7cm) at hepatic segment VII.

Case Discussion

Amyand hernia refers to an inguinal hernia containing appendix.

 

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Case information

rID: 43621
Case created: 19th Mar 2016
Last edited: 19th Mar 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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