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Authors House MG, Goldin SB, Chen H
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Journal South. Med. J. Volume: 94 Issue: 5 Pages: 496-8
Publish Date 2001 May
PubMed ID 11372799

We report a case of acute perforated appendicitis in an incarcerated inguinal hernia, termed an Amyand’s hernia. Although perforated appendicitis within an incarcerated inguinal hernia is uncommon, with a published incidence of 0.13%, its clinical presentation varies considerably, depending on the extent of periappendicular inflammation and the presence or absence of peritoneal contamination. Copyright © 2016 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System