Management of appendicitis in a femoral hernia

Jeffrey Shum, Kris Croome

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Abstract

Appendicitis in a femoral hernia is a rare occurrence often diagnosed intraoperatively. We present a case where the incarcerated appendicitis required division of the inguinal ligament for reduction. Appendectomy was carried out and because of contamination a primary McVay procedure was done to repair the femoral hernia. The patient tolerated the surgery and was discharged shortly.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10-11
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of Surgery Case Reports
Volume3
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2012

Keywords

  • Appendicitis
  • De Garengeot hernia
  • Femoral
  • Hernia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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