Amyands hernia

Case contributed by Dr Muneesh Sharma

Presentation

abdominal pain and right inguinal swelling

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male
CT

appendix is herniated to the inguinal canal.

Case Discussion

Amyands hernia is a rare type (1%) of inguinal hernia characterised by appendiceal herniation into the inguinal canal.

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Case information

rID: 14061
Case created: 20th Jun 2011
Last edited: 16th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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