The operative findings revealed a sliding Maydl’s hernia with an ischemic inner ileal pathologyshouldbeinvestigatedandtreatedappropriately. Maydl’s hernia is a very rare type of a hernia and at times presents as a deceptive condition in a strangulated hernia. There is a paucity of. #DatoQx Hernia de Maydl o #Hernia en W – 2 asas de delgado en el saco. Alta probabilidad de estrangulación!!

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Br J Surg ; The appendix was freed from the kaydl sac and excised Figure 1. The mesh is cut to size, with two limbs encircling the cord at the deep ring, and is then sutured to the posterior wall behind the cord. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Some hernial contents have been ascribed generic names. The patient initially is examined standing to demonstrate the lump and possible cough impulse, and then lying down to allow the hernia to be reduced.

The swelling was above and lateral to the pubic tubercle. A sliding inguinal hernia is a variant in which part of a viscus usually the colon is adherent to the outside of the peritoneum forming the hernial sac beyond the hernial orifice.

Maydl’s hernia

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If the hernia ds medial to the hernoa two fingers, then it is direct. Pain may also be referred to the testis because of pressure on the spermatic cord and ilio-inguinal nerve.

The umbilical cicatrix is preserved. Although irreducibility is not an indication for urgent operation, it is the step before obstruction supervenes. Inguinal hernias are always indirect in infants and children and are due to hernai patent processus vaginalis. An incisional hernia is a protrusion of the peritoneum the sac and abdominal contents into the subcutaneous plane through a defect at the site of a scar following an abdominal operation.

Please review our privacy policy. Martin Mokake has made substantial contributions to conception and design. Erythema of the overlying skin is a late sign. We reduced the intussusception, performed resection of a small ileal segment and end to end anastomosis.

Maydl’s hernia – Wikipedia

The hernial defect is often found to be small. Strong nonabsorbable sutures are used. Therefore, in attempting to reduce the hernia, pressure is applied in the reverse order, that is, initially downwards, backwards and then upwards. The obturator canal carries the obturator nerve and vessels.

The groin swelling had been present for over a year associated with intermittent pain but had suddenly become bigger.

It rarely reaches a large size or approaches the scrotum. The protruded bowel was irreducible with signs of obstruction. In this case, where there was no strangulation nor resection anastomosis of the gut, a mesh hernioplasty would have been most appropriate.


The site of the hernia must be marked clearly on the mydl during consultation with the patient before induction of anaesthesia so that no mistake is made about its location. The hernia occurs most often in elderly females, particularly in those who have become debilitated and lost weight rapidly.

Saudi Surg J ;3: The sac is dissected carefully from the cord, opened and the contents returned to the abdominal cavity.

This is an unusual case involving the appendix although it was not classically in the hernia sac to suggest a coexistent Amyand’s hernia. Loop of ileum with ischemia at convex margin white arrow and adherent inflamed appendix black arrow.

Other systemic examinations were normal.

The Latin word hernia means a rupture or tear. Pain caused by pressure on the sciatic nerve or a palpable swelling and tenderness in the buttock suggests the diagnosis. Discussion The earliest record of inguinal hernia dates back to approximately BC.

Closure of the defect is required to prevent hwrnia. Initially, lymphatic and venous channels are obstructed, leading to oedema and venous congestion but with continued arterial inflow.

The hernia usually contains omentum but may contain small or large bowel.