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European Journal of General Medicine
Medical Investigations Society
ISSN: 1304-3897
Vol. 6, No. 2, 2009, pp. 116-118
Bioline Code: gm09025
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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European Journal of General Medicine, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2009, pp. 116-118

 en Amyand’s Hernia Mimicking Acute Scrotum
Yıldız, Fahrettin; Terzi, Alpaslan; Çoban, Saçid & Uzunkoy, Ali


Amyand’s hernia is an inguinal hernia with an appendix involved. It is a rare condition. Perforated appendicitis is much less common in this situation and very few cases have been reported in the literature. Preoperative diagnosis is difficult. If additional pathologies exist, the diagnosis is more troublesome. We aimed to present a patient with Amyand’s hernia mimicking acute scrotum which is rare in the literature.

Amyand’s hernia, acute scrotum, appendicitis

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