Amyand's hernia in the children: A single center experience


CANKORKMAZ L. , ÖZER H. , GÜNEY C. , ATALAR M. H. , Arslan M. S. , KÖYLÜOĞLU G.

SURGERY, vol.147, no.1, pp.140-143, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 147 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.surg.2009.09.038
  • Title of Journal : SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.140-143

Abstract

Background. The presence of a vermiform appendix in an inguinal hernial sac is termed Amyand's hernia. It may present as a tender inguinal or inguinoscrotal swelling, and it is often misdiagnosed as an incarcerated or strangulated hernia.