Case Report

Amyand’s Hernia Complicated with Apandicitis in an Infant: A Case Report


  • Fatma Saraç
  • Ayşe Saygılı
  • Sevgi Sarsu Büyükbeşe
  • Kamil Şahin

Received Date: 22.04.2015 Accepted Date: 09.06.2015 Med Bull Haseki 2015;53(4):320-321

An Amyand’s hernia is a rare occurrence where the appendix is included in the hernial sac. Its clinical presentation differs depending on the extent of inflammation of the appendix. The diagnosis of Amyand’s hernia is rarely made preoperatively. In this study, we present a 2-month-old boy who underwent appendectomy due to symptoms of inflammation and right inguinal hernia that the appendix was in the hernial sac.

Keywords: Amyand’s hernia, appendicitis, infants

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