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De Garengeot’s Hernia; Acute Appendicitis In An Incarcerated Femoral Hernia

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Acute appendicitis and incarcerated femoral hernia belong to relatively well known surgical diseases with regard to diagnostic workup and treatment. de Garengeot’s hernia is an entity involving concurrent occurrence of both the above mentioned problems.This paper presents history of a 58-year old female patient who was diagnosed with this extremely rare syndrome. She presented to the Emergency Room of a hospital in Żyrardów due to painful mass in the right groin region, persisting for approximately 24 hours.De Garengeot’s hernia, through combination of two separate surgical entities, is associated with diagnostic difficulties and the therapeutic process occasionally requires unconventional decisions to be taken to improve prognosis.
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1 - 7 - 2015
28 - 10 - 2014
7 - 9 - 2015
  • Department of General Surgery, Western Mazovia Health Centre in ŻyrardówKierownik: lek.
  • Department of General Surgery, Western Mazovia Health Centre in ŻyrardówKierownik: lek.
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