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A rare case report of appendix and cecum in the sac of left inguinal hernia (left Amyand’s hernia)

Author(s): Ali Ghafouri | Taha Anbara | Raheleh Foroutankia

Journal: Medical Journal of the Islamic Republic of Iran
ISSN 1016-1430

Volume: 26;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 94;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Appendix | Amyand’s hernia

 Abstract This case is a rare aspect of left inguinal hernia. The patient was a 60-years old man with left scrotal mass since childhood. In the operating room, the hernia sac was opened which included cecum and appendix that is called left Amyand`s hernia. The patient underwent herniorrhaphy with Lichtenstein repair. 

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