Amyand's hernia with a periappendicular abscess.

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We present a rare case of a perforated vermiform appendix presenting as a strangulated inguinal hernia. An 89-year-old man presented to the surgical assessment unit with a 1-week history of progressively worsening abdominal pain, fever and a tender mass in the right iliac fossa. A diagnosis of strangulated inguinal hernia was made. Intraoperatively, a… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2013-203062

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