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Case report


Periappendicular Abscess Presenting within an Inguinal Hernia.

Norman LoberantAmitai Bickel
Departments of Radiology and Surgery “A”, Galilee Medical Center, Nahariya, Bar Ilan University Medical Faculty in the Galilee, Safed, Israel
Date of Submission: 24-Jul-2015, Date of Acceptance: 08-Sep-2015, Date of Web Publication: 30-Sep-2015.
Corresponding Author:
Corresponding Author

Norman Loberant

Department of Radiology, Galilee Medical Center, Nahariya, Israel.
E-mail: nloberant@yahoo.com

Corresponding Author:
Corresponding Author

Norman Loberant

Department of Radiology, Galilee Medical Center, Nahariya, Israel.
E-mail: nloberant@yahoo.com

DOI: 10.4103/2156-7514.166356 Facebook Twitter Google Linkedin

ABSTRACT


The presence of the appendix within an inguinal hernia is a rare finding. We present the case of an elderly woman who developed appendicitis within an inguinal hernia, complicated by a supervening periappendicular abscess. She was successfully treated with a combination of antibiotics and percutaneous drainage.
Keywords: Amyand's Hernia, Appendicitis, Inguinal Hernia, Periappendicular Abscess

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