Amyand hernia with appendicitis

  • Vipul Yagnik | vipul.yagnik@gmail.com Ronak endo-laparoscopy and general Surgical Hospital, Patan, Gujarat, India, India.

Abstract

The term Amyand hernia refers to presence of appendix within inguinal hernia. The incidence of having a normal appendix within inguinal hernia is about 1%, whereas the finding of appendicitis in the inguinal hernia is only 0.1%.

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Published
2011-04-22
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Keywords:
amyand hernia, appendicitis, prosthesis
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How to Cite
Yagnik, V. (2011). Amyand hernia with appendicitis. Clinics and Practice, 1(2), e24. https://doi.org/10.4081/cp.2011.e24