De Garengeot’s hernia: a comprehensive review

  title={De Garengeot’s hernia: a comprehensive review},
  author={Vasileios S Kalles and Alexandros Mekras and Dimosthenis Mekras and Ioannis K Papapanagiotou and Wasim Ali Al-Harethee and Georgios C Sotiropoulos and Paraskevi Liakou and Anastasia Kastania and Theodoros Piperos and Theodoros D Mariolis-Sapsakos},
Acute appendicitis within a femoral hernia is a rare condition that was first described by Rene Jacques de Garengeot. In the present study, we summarize the existing evidence on de Garengeot’s hernia, with special emphasis on its clinical presentation and diagnostic approach. A thorough search of the English-language literature published between 1980 and 2011 was performed. Studies reporting cases of de Garengeot’s hernia were selected using specific inclusion criteria (description of femoral… CONTINUE READING


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