, Volume 22, Issue 4, pp 390-392
Date: 13 Dec 2005

Amyand’s hernia presenting as neonatal testicular ischaemia

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Testicular ischaemia presenting in the neonatal period is most often attributable to neonatal torsion. We present an unusual case of a male neonate who presented with acute appendicitis within a patent processus vaginalis, causing cord compression and consequent testicular ischaemia.