Management of appendicitis in a femoral hernia.

Abstract

Appendicitis in a femoral hernia is a rare occurrence often diagnosed intraoperatively. We present a case where the incarcerated appendicitis required division of the inguinal ligament for reduction. Appendectomy was carried out and because of contamination a primary McVay procedure was done to repair the femoral hernia. The patient tolerated the surgery… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2011.07.011

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