AMYAND’S HERNIA: VERMIFORM APPENDIX IN AN INGUINAL HERNIA
Bisht Dinesh, Saurabh Dawra*, Radhakrishnan AP, Singh RK and Nair Rajesh
Vermiform appendix in an inguinal hernia also known as Amyand’s hernia is an uncommon presentation, one which has been described as ‘very complicating and perplexing’. Such pathology in an 85yr old
elderly male is almost unheard of in surgical literature. The underlying pathology consists of chronic inflamed appendix in inguinal hernial sac. We present one such unusual case recently treated successfully at Military hospital, Jaipur.
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