Amyand’s hernia presenting as neonatal testicular ischaemia

Department of Paediatric Surgery, Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital, Westburn Road, Aberdeen , AB25 2ZG, Scotland, UK.
Pediatric Surgery International (Impact Factor: 1). 05/2006; 22(4):390-2. DOI: 10.1007/s00383-005-1601-8
Source: PubMed


Testicular ischaemia presenting in the neonatal period is most often attributable to neonatal torsion. We present an unusual case of a male neonate who presented with acute appendicitis within a patent processus vaginalis, causing cord compression and consequent testicular ischaemia.

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