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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Hernia of the vermiform appendix. To that end, despite the urgency of this surgical case, surgical teams must perform imaging studies preferably computerized tomographywhich will demonstrate the exact kind of hernia inguinal or femoral and the content of the sac omentum, bowel, appendix etcwith the aim to tailor the optimal surgical approach for each case.

Appendicitis in De Garengeot’s hernia presenting as a nontender inguinal mass: Abdom Imaging ; This means that you will not need to remember your user name and password in the future and you will be able to gagengeot with the account you choose to sync, with the click of a button.

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Hernia 16 6: Fukukura Y, Chang SD. 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. Both had open femoral hernia repair, one with appendectomy and one with the appendix left in situ. This rare condition occurs in 0.

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

There was an incidental finding of chronic sigmoid diverticular disease. Laparoscopic view of the femoral hernia with the incarcerated appendix. De Garengeot hernia is a rare entity that requires early treatment in order to avoid complications. There is a predisposition for females 1: Treatment consists of emergency surgery.

A copy herni the written consent is available for review by the Editor-in-Chief of this journal on request. J Radiol Case Rep 7 4: Hernioplasty was performed via the anterior ggarengeot to prevent properitoneal contamination. A recurrent, incarcerated inguinal hernia was suspected, but the lack of systemic or abdominal symptoms and the gareengeot of findings suggesting bowel obstruction was concerning.

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She was seen twice afterwards as an outpatient, once for removal of the drain and a second time for removal of staples. The appendix is removed in most cases. De Garengeot’s hernia – a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Frequently, the inflamed or ruptured appendix is a ehrnia finding when the groin swelling is explored. We would like to highlight the usefulness of hybrid surgery, laparoscopic appendectomy and hernioplasty via the anterior approach to prevent SSIs.

The differential diagnosis of a localized abscess of uncertain origin was also considered.

Report of a case. Three reported cases were associated with obstruction, one due to involvement of the small bowel [ 12 ] and two due to peritonitis and sepsis [ 61113 ]. Hernia 12 1: This aided the identification of the appendix as hernial sac content.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2 5: Oliveira — data collections, literature review. A rare case of acute abdomen: The hernia could be reduced by deliberately pulling the appendix.

We hope that this case report adds to the growing literature on this condition, which will ultimately allow for more detailed case-control studies and systematic reviews in order to establish gold-standard diagnostic studies and optimal surgical management in future. The mesoappendix and the base of the appendix were then stapled and transected separately.

McVayMD, and J. However, in recent years mesh repair has been used in some cases without any reported complications.

De Garengeot hernia: Case report and review

Support Center Support Center. Discussion The presence of the appendix within a femoral hernia sac is uncommon and is generally found only during surgery. A mobile caecum, large caecum or visceroptosis is also considered a risk factor for de Garengeot hernia [ 14 ].


The appendix was then isolated and removed through the external incision. A case report of a de Garengeot hernia in a nonagenarian veteran. This has been necessary due to the difficulty in mobilising the base of the appendix through a groin incision, or simply due to clinician choice [ 122526 ].

The postoperative course of the patient was uneventful, without any surgical site infection SSIand she was discharged on the postoperative Day 8. Some authors recommended a simple suture repair in appendectomy [ 10 ].

Diagnostic laparoscopy garrengeot be a valuable tool in the correct diagnosis and management of unusual presentations of incarcerated groin hernias. She was afebrile, normotensive, and denied abdominal pain, bloating, nausea or vomiting. Due to the small potential space in the femoral canal, femoral hernias are much more likely to become incarcerated and strangulated.

Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons are provided here courtesy of Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. The presence of acute appendicitis within a de Garengeot hernia is rarer, with an incidence of 0. The decision was made to repair the hernia defect with interrupted polypropylene suture instead of mesh as a resection had been undertaken. Written informed consent was obtained from the patient for the publication of this case report.

garengeof This paper presents a case report of a De Garengeot hernia patient who presented a good evolution after surgery. Six patients underwent preoperative ultrasound in addition to a CT 1317, 18, 21, 30, 32 and herniia patients had a preoperative CT as the only imaging method 1, 5, 9, 10, 12, 14, 19, 20, 22, 24 — 26, 29, The patient had an uneventful postoperative period and was discharged to her home on the second day after surgery.