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(Appendicitis)
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  • Amyand's hernia with acute gangrenous appendicitis and cecal perforation: A case report and review of the literature. [Journal Article]
  • IJInt J Surg Case Rep 2018 Feb 14; 44:8-10
  • Kromka W, Rau AS, Fox CJ
  • CONCLUSIONS: With an estimated incidence of only 1%, Amyand's hernias are rare and lack a clear evidence-based management scheme. Moreover, they can contain a diverse range of pathologic features and presentations that can complicate diagnosis and treatment. To avoid potential morbidity and mortality, the surgeon must consider an Amyand's hernia on his or her differential when operating on inguinal hernias and be aware of the associated presentations, complications, and management schemes.There is a paucity of reports describing simultaneous appendicitis and cecal perforation within an Amyand's hernia. In our case, ileocecectomy and Bassini hernia repair with close follow-up led to a favorable outcome.
  • Amyand's Hernia: an Up-to-Date Review of the Literature. [Journal Article]
  • AMActa Medica (Hradec Kralove) 2017; 60(3):131-134
  • Patoulias D, Kalogirou M, Patoulias I
  • Amyand's hernia is defined as an inguinal hernia, containing the appendix within the hernia sac. Incidence of this rare condition rises up to 1% (0.19-1.7%) of all inguinal hernia cases. Inflammation...
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