Mucocele of Appendix maybe an incidental finding in CT scans for any other reasons misinterpreted as large LN, GIST, sarcoma, etc. Laparoscopy is diagnostic and therapeutic tool.
Amyand´s hernia is described as the hernia containing the appendix inflamed through an inguinal hernia defect. It is a rare disease and diagnosis is usually made during the perioperative because in most cases are mistaken for incarcerated inguinal hernia.
View of incarcerated appendix found in indirect sac during urgent procedure for painful incarcerated right inguinal hernia. (arrow marks the indirect sac) Claudius Amyand (1680-1740) was sergeant surgeon to George II. He performed what must have been a
Laparoscopic appendectomy has replaced the conventional appendectomy in a big way. The image shows an elongated and engorged appendix.
This is a laparoscopic view of acute appendicitis
A pretied ligature may be used to elevate a grossly inflamed appendix with minimal trauma.
Trocar placement for laparoscopic appendectomy. The laparoscope is inserted through an umbilical port. A second trocar (5 or 10 mm) is placed in the suprapubic region and used to elevate the appendix. The third trocar is the working port and should be pla