Perforated appendicitis within an inguinal hernia: case report and review of the literature.

Abstract

The finding of the vermiform appendix within an inguinal hernia sac is not uncommon. However, it is rare to find a perforated appendix within an inguinal hernia. An unusual case of an incarcerated and perforated appendix within an inguinal hernia complicated by an intra-abdominal abscess is reported herein. Perforated appendix as a cause of abscess was… (More)

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@article{Lyass1997PerforatedAW, title={Perforated appendicitis within an inguinal hernia: case report and review of the literature.}, author={Sergey Lyass and A. Kim and J. Bauer}, journal={The American journal of gastroenterology}, year={1997}, volume={92 4}, pages={700-2} }