Littre's hernia in infancy presenting as undescended testicle.

  title={Littre's hernia in infancy presenting as undescended testicle.},
  author={H G Mishalany and R Pereyra and J K Longerbean},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={17 1},
Littre's hernia is defined as any hernial sac which contains a Meckel's diverticulum. It has been reported in association with inguinal, umbilical, femoral, sciatic, ventral, and lumbar hernias. This hernia is rare, particularly in children, in whom the umbilical variety is reported by some to be most common. Littre's hernia is difficult to diagnose, but should be suspected in patients with gastrointestinal bleeding, incompletely reducible hernias, and fecal hernial fistulas. It may be confused… CONTINUE READING