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Ghafouri A, Anbara T, Foroutankia R. A rare case report of appendix and cecum in the sac of left inguinal hernia (left Amyand’s hernia). Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2012; 26 (2) :94-95
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-504-en.html

Professor of General and Thoracic Surgery Dr Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences,, Tehran, Iran, Address: Dr Shariati Hospital, Kargar Shomali Avenue, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran. , alighafouri3@gmail.com
Abstract:   (2263 Views)
 This case is a rare aspect of left inguinal hernia. The patient was a 60-years old man with left scrotal mass since childhood. In the operating room, the hernia sac was opened which included cecum and appendix that is called left Amyand`s hernia. The patient underwent herniorrhaphy with Lichtenstein repair.

 
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Surgery

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