Amyand\'s Hernia - A Case Report
The finding of a vermiform appendix as the content of an inguinal hernia sac is rare. Even rarer is the finding of an inflamed appendix in the hernia sac, referred to asAmyand\'s hernia.We report a case of a 5-year-old boy who presented with an inflamed appendix as the content of an incarcerated right inguinal hernia.
Keywords: Amyand\'s hernia, acute appendicitis, children, appendicectomy, herniotomy.
African Journal of Paediatric Surgery Vol. 4 (2) 2007: pp. 95-97