Amyand’s hernia: a report of 18 consecutive patients over a 15-year period

@article{Sharma2006AmyandsHA,
  title={Amyand’s hernia: a report of 18 consecutive patients over a 15-year period},
  author={Harsh Sharma and Anupama Gupta and Narpat S. Shekhawat and Breda Memon and Muhammed Ashraf Memon},
  journal={Hernia},
  year={2006},
  volume={11},
  pages={31-35}
}
AimThe presence of a vermiform appendix in an inguinal hernia sac is termed Amyand’s hernia. It may present as a tender inguinal or inguino-scrotal swelling and is often misdiagnosed as an incarcerated or strangulated hernia. The purpose of this study was to review the management of Amyand’s hernia at a single institution since 1991.Material and methodsA retrospective analysis was undertaken of 18 consecutive patients with an Amyand’s hernia operated upon at our institution from 1991 to 2005… CONTINUE READING

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