PEDIATRIC SURGERY INTERNATIONAL, vol.29, no.6, pp.571-574, 2013 (SCI-Expanded)
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PEDIATRIC SURGERY INTERNATIONAL
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Kütahya Health Sciences University Affiliated:
Amyand's hernia is a very rare type of hernia and is characterised by the presence of a vermiform appendix in the inguinal hernia sac. It may present as a tender inguinal or inguinoscrotal swelling, and is usually misdiagnosed as an irreducible or strangulated inguinal hernia. This is a presentation of our experiences with these unusual hernias.