Appendiceal Carcinoid Tumor within Amyand's Hernia: A Case Report and Review of the Literature


Sarici B., Akbulut S. , Piskin T.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, cilt.19, ss.73-75, 2019 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 19 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.tjem.2019.01.004
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.73-75

Özet

Introduction: Amyand's hernia is defined as the herniation of the whole or a part of appendix vermiformis into an inguinal hernia sac. Amyand's hernia is very rare, constituting about 1% of all inguinal hernia patients and 0.1% of all acute appendicitis patients. In one-quarter of Amyand's hernia patients, inflammatory changes are detected in appendix vermiformis. Detecting an appendiceal tumor in an Amyand's hernia sac is extremely rare, with only eight cases having been reported so far in the English literature.