The presence of the appendix within an inguinal hernia is a rare finding. We present the case of an elderly woman who developed appendicitis within an inguinal hernia, complicated by a supervening periappendicular abscess. She was successfully treated with a combination of antibiotics and percutaneous drainage.
|Journal||Journal of Clinical Imaging Science|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 2015|
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- Amyand's hernia
- inguinal hernia
- periappendicular abscess