A Case Report on Amyand’s Hernia

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J. Lamghari
B. Daif
M. Bouali
A. Elbakouri
F. Z. Bensardi
K. Elhattabi
A. Fadil

Abstract

Amyand's hernia (AH) is an atypical and rare hernia, defined by the incarceration of an appendix, inflamed or not, in a hernial opening of the abdominal wall. Amyand's hernia is a rare disease. Here we present a case of Amyand's hernia and report the clinical presentation, management and compare it to the literature. Knowledge of this rare pathology is essential in order to allow a preoperative diagnosis and rapid and adequate treatment.

Keywords:
Amyand's hernia, strangulated inguinal hernia, appendectomy.

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Lamghari, J., Daif, B., Bouali, M., Elbakouri, A., Bensardi, F. Z., Elhattabi, K., & Fadil, A. (2020). A Case Report on Amyand’s Hernia. Asian Journal of Case Reports in Surgery, 4(2), 1-4. Retrieved from https://journalajcrs.com/index.php/AJCRS/article/view/30136
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Case Study

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