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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 287-289

A case report of amyand hernia and its management

1 Department of General Surgery, Dr. Mehta Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Community Medicine, ACS Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. Jayabal Pandiaraja
26/1, Kaveri Street, Rajaji Nagar, Villivakkam, Chennai - 600 049, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/amhs.amhs_28_21

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Amyand hernia is a variant of inguinal hernia with appendix as the content of the sac. Most of the Amyand hernia is undetectable in the preoperative period and mostly diagnosed during the intraoperative period. The management of Amyand hernia varies depends on the condition of the patient, and there are no standard guidelines for it. This case is reported for a few important educational points that pertain to Amyand hernia. Amyand hernia is one of the differential diagnoses for acute onset of pain in reducible inguinal hernia. Appendicectomy with hernioplasty can be done without complication in an inflamed appendix without much contamination.

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