Images in Clinical Medicine from The New England Journal of Medicine — De Garengeot’s Hernia. De Garengeot hernias are femoral hernias that contain the appendix. It is a rare phenomenon, with only 1% of all femoral hernias containing the appendix (and. De Garengeot hernia should be suspected in an elderly woman presenting with signs and symptoms of a strangulated hernia. The differential.

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When facing a patient with incarcerated hernia, emergency surgery must be indicated. Diagnosis of a femoral hernia in the elective setting. However, in recent years mesh repair has been used in some cases without any reported complications.

de Garengeot hernia with appendicitis treated by two-way-approach surgery: a case report

Various authors have suggested different surgical options ranging from initial open drainage and interval appendectomy and hernia repair, to initial appendectomy followed by interval hernia repair. Hernia 17 2: We recently found some cases that were successfully treated using herniz laparoscopic approach, in the literature. The swelling was irreducible but not strangulated.

Pathological examination demonstrated acute appendicitis with transmural necrosis and peri-appendicitis. The French and their herniq The incarcerated hernia sac was reduced via the extraperitoneum, and it was then ligated and resected via laparoscopy Fig.

Traite des operations de chuirgie. No ascites or dilated bowels were observed.

Initial diagnostic garengfot can be an invaluable adjunct in both diagnosis and treatment of atypical hernias. Two 5-mm abdominal ports were placed, one in the left lower quadrant and the other in the right upper quadrant. With increasing published case reports it may be possible to systematically review the cases and reach a consensus as to what the optimal surgical management may be.


Can J Surg fe The appendix is removed in most cases. Int J Surg Case Rep. Abdominal CT reported a right groin hernia measuring 5. The mass was firm to palpation and nonreducible, with erythema of the overlying skin.

The presence of acute appendicitis within a de Garengeot hernia is rarer, with an incidence of 0. Frequently, the inflamed or ruptured appendix is a surprise finding when herniq groin swelling is explored. Laparoscopic appendectomy was initially performed, followed by hernioplasty via the anterior approach to prevent properitoneal contamination.

Surgical management of de Garengeot hernia is controversial. J Med Case Rep 5: A year-old female was referred as an emergency by her General Practitioner with a two-week history herina a painless irreducible lump in the right groin.

De Garengeot Hernia

Please review our privacy policy. Herhia patient is usually an elderly female with a few days’ history of a painful groin swelling, suggestive of an incarcerated hernia or a groin abscess.

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B Femoral sac possibly containing a gangrenous viscous. Conclusion De Garengeot hernia is a rare entity that requires early treatment in order to avoid complications. APr and TK are surgeons from another Hospital who helped in the collection of literature references and review analysis. Patients may present fever, signs and symptoms that suggest obstructive acute abdomen and laboratorial exams may show non-specific results [8].


Open in a separate window. The migration of the appendix into the hernia sac in an inguinal hernia is a rare event Amyand hernia and even rarer in incarcerated femoral hernias, which are called De Garengeot hernia [3].

The high prevalence among women has been attributed to body changes during pregnancy and other risk factors, including increased intra-abdominal pressure, smoking, advanced age and collagen defects [7]. Discussion De Garengeot hernia is a rare entity that requires early treatment in order to avoid possible complications. Fukukura Y, Chang SD.

We report the successful management of a year-old gatengeot who presented with acute onset of a right groin mass and tenderness, which turned out to be an incarcerated femoral hernia containing an inflamed appendix. The sac was opened revealing a congested appendix and caecum. The patient was taken to the operating theatre for an emergency right sided exploration and hernia repair under general anaesthesia.

The sac was opened and seropurulent fluid was evacuated. Inflamed appendix in a femoral hernial sac: Garejgeot 12 1:

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