De Garengeot hernia

Case contributed by Dr Krister Askaner

Presentation

Increasing pain in right inguinal region with palpable resistance, 10 x 5 cm.

Patient Data

Age: 64
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

Hernia in right inguinal tract, lateral of pubic tubercle and medial to common femoral vein, consistent with a femoral hernia.


The hernia contains a swollen appendix. No intestinal strangulation.


Prominent abdominal and inguinal lymphnodes due to treated follicular lymphoma.

Case Discussion

Surgery confirmed right femoral hernia containing necrotic appendix consistent with a rare case of De Garengeot hernia with incarcerated appendicitis.

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Case Information

rID: 48297
Case created: 29th Sep 2016
Last edited: 30th Sep 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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