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CASE REPORT

A Rare Herniation of Obstructed Amyand

VC Maruduraj, Muralidharan Gopalan, K Eshwar Karthikeyan, Fazil Navidh, Sharan Bhooshan, Mohana Priya

Keywords : Amyand, Appendix, Laparotomy, Obstruction

Citation Information : Maruduraj V, Gopalan M, Karthikeyan KE, Navidh F, Bhooshan S, Priya M. A Comparative Evaluation of Pain Perception and Comfort of a Patient Using Conventional Syringe and Buzzy System. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2020; 13 (1):27-30.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10082-03174

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 31-12-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Abstract

Aim: To report a rare case of strangulated inguinal hernia with appendix and cecum as content. Case description: A 32-year-old male came to the emergency department with severe pain in the right inguinal region. The patient was examined and diagnosed clinically with obstructed inguinal hernia. The patient was prepared for emergency exploration and intraoperative findings were strangulated inguinal hernia with cecum as an appendix as content. A laparotomy was done and the strangulation was relieved followed by an appendicectomy. The postoperative period was uneventful. Conclusion: With the incidence of strangulation in bowel contents in the inguinal region kept increasing, immediate resuscitation and exploration with laparotomy are inevitable to avoid drastic complications. Clinical significance: With the incidence of strangulated inguinal hernia with cecum and appendix as content, a high index of clinical suspicion is of utmost importance in identifying and correctly managing this rare condition.


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