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Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2014, Article ID 932638, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/932638
Case Report

Appendicitis in De Garengeot's Hernia Presenting as a Nontender Inguinal Mass: Case Report and Review of the Literature

1Department of Surgery, University Hospital Limerick, Dooradoyle, Limerick, Ireland
2School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
3Department of Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin 2, Ireland

Received 6 January 2014; Accepted 27 January 2014; Published 4 March 2014

Academic Editors: A. Cho and F. Turégano

Copyright © 2014 K. Ahmed et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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