Amyand’s Hernia Mimicking Acute Scrotum
Fahrettin Yıldız 1 * , Alpaslan Terzi 1, Saçid Çoban 2, Ali Uzunkoy 1
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1 Harran University Medical Faculty, Department of General Surgery, Şanlıurfa, Turkey
2 Gaziantep University Medical Faculty, Department of General Surgery, Gaziantep, Turkey
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Abstract

Amyand’s hernia is an inguinal hernia with an appendix involved. It is a rare condition. Perforated appendicitis is much less common in this situation and very few cases have been reported in the literature. Preoperative diagnosis is difficult. If additional pathologies exist, the diagnosis is more troublesome. We aimed to present a patient with Amyand’s hernia mimicking acute scrotum which is rare in the literature.

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https://doi.org/10.29333/ejgm/82651

Eur J Gen Med, 2009 - Volume 6 Issue 2, pp. 116-118

Publication date: 15 Apr 2009

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