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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 169-170

Amyand's hernia, appendicitis, and undescended testis: The amyand's triad


Department of Paediatric Surgery, Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Vivek Shanmugam
Plot No 3A, Palani Street Extension, Rajaji Nagar, Villivakkam, Chennai - 600 049, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/jiaps.JIAPS_174_17

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Inguinal hernia with appendix as content, classically called as Amyand's Hernia has been well documented in children. Undescended testis with an associated hernia is also not uncommon and is an indication for early orchidopexy. We report a case of undescended testis which presented as an irreducible right inguinal hernia, which on exploration was found to have an inflamed appendix.






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