Amyad's hernia while reparing the bilateral inguinal hernia

Arif Aslaner, Tuğrul Çakır, Umut Rıza Gündüz, Burhan Mayir, Nurullah Bülbüller

Abstract


Amyand's hernia is the term used for inguinal hernia containing appendix. It is a rare condition and found in 1% of inguinal hernia repairs. Here we report a case of Amyand's hernia in a 61 years old male who was diagnosed with bilateral inguinal hernia. He underwent surgery and bilateral inguinal hernia repair with prosthetic meshes and without appendectomy. The patient was discharged uneventfully.

 


Keywords


Amyand hernia; inguinal hernia; bilateral; repair

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