Indian Journal of Surgery

, Volume 75, Issue 3, pp 247–248

Left Sided Amyand’s Hernia, A Rare Occurance: A Case Report

  • Praveen Ravishankaran
  • G. Mohan
  • A. Srinivasan
  • G. Ravindran
  • A. Ramalingam
Case Report

DOI: 10.1007/s12262-010-0223-0

Cite this article as:
Ravishankaran, P., Mohan, G., Srinivasan, A. et al. Indian J Surg (2013) 75: 247. doi:10.1007/s12262-010-0223-0

Abstract

This is a case report about a 35 year old man admitted with complains of obstructed left sided inguinal hernia. On exploration of the left inguinal canal to our surprise a normal appendix was found in addition to a gangrenous omentum. Resection of the gangrenous omentum was done. Appendectomy was done. This case is reported for its rare occurance as only three such cases of left sided amyand's hernia has been reported so far in literature[4, 5, 6].

Keywords

Amyand’s hernia Obstucted inguinal hernia appendix 

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© Association of Surgeons of India 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Praveen Ravishankaran
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. Mohan
    • 1
  • A. Srinivasan
    • 1
  • G. Ravindran
    • 1
  • A. Ramalingam
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryCoimbatore Medical Collage HospitalCoimbatoreIndia
  2. 2.CoimbatoreIndia

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