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Click De Garengeot hernia: Intravenous and oral contrast enhanced helical CT scan of the pelvis in a 45-year-old woman who represented with ongoing right groin discomfort. Axial slices demonstrate a femoral hernia containing the appendix, mesoappendix, fluid and fat within the hernia sac. Femoral hernias pass medial to the femoral neurovascular bundle and posterior and inferior to the inguinal ligament. A femoral hernia containing the appendix is called a de Garengeot hernia. (Protocol: 252 mAs, 120 Kv, 3 mm slice thickness, 100 ml Ultravist 300)

Click Amyand hernia: Intravenous and oral contrast enhanced helical CT scan of the pelvis demonstrating an Amyand Hernia (appendix within the inguinal canal) as an incidental finding in an asymptomatic 80-year-old male patient. Note the distal appendix, which is not inflamed and contains distal intraluminal gas, traverses the neck of the hernia sac anterior to the inguinal ligament. (CT Protocol: 312 mAs, 120 Kv, 3 mm slice thickness, 100 ml Ultravist 300)