DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20191915

Left sided obstructed Amyand’s hernia: a rare case report

Akash Agrawal, Palak Vora

Abstract


Amyand's hernia is a rare form of an inguinal hernia (less than 1% of inguinal hernias) which occurs when the appendix is a part of hernial sac. Because of anatomical position of the appendix, it is most commonly found in the right sided hernial sac and it can also be accompanied by the caecum and/or right colon. In rare case, Amyand’s hernia can appear on the left side also. Here we report a case of left sided amyand’s hernia with acute perforated appendicitis in a 58 years old male patient at GMERS hospital, Dharpur, Patan, Gujarat, India.


Keywords


Left Amyand’s hernia, Perforated appendix, Obstructed hernia

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