Necrotic Appendix in Amyand’s Hernia: A Case Report


A three-month-old boy was admitted by red, firm, painful swelling in the right groin and vomiting. Surgical repair with appendectomy was performed. We want to emphasize that if the patient has an irreducible strangulated inguinal hernia, appendix or bowel necrosis can be found in the hernia sac.

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A. Ozkan, M. Okur, M. Kaya, A. Kucuk and I. Sari, "Necrotic Appendix in Amyand’s Hernia: A Case Report," International Journal of Clinical Medicine, Vol. 4 No. 7B, 2013, pp. 1-3. doi: 10.4236/ijcm.2013.47A2001.

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