2020
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2020.05.067
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Perforated sigmoid colon cancer presenting as an incarcerated inguinal hernia: A case report

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“…Inguinal hernia is the most common external abdominal hernia, occurring in 1–5% of the population. Twenty million inguinal hernia repairs are completed annually worldwide ( 1 ). The combination of colorectal cancer and inguinal hernia is very rare.…”
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“…Inguinal hernia is the most common external abdominal hernia, occurring in 1–5% of the population. Twenty million inguinal hernia repairs are completed annually worldwide ( 1 ). The combination of colorectal cancer and inguinal hernia is very rare.…”
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confidence: 99%
“…However, in most of the cases, there was tumor perforation, and the postoperative pathology indicated late tumor stages (T3 or T4). Therefore, R0 resection is particularly important to reduce tumor recurrence, and combined incisions are more convenient for surgery ( 1 , 2 ). The Hartmann procedure is preferred in order to avoid complications such as anastomotic leakage and abdominal infection because most patients exhibit intestinal obstruction, perforation, and other high-risk conditions ( 15 ).…”
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“…The clinical presentation directs the most appropriate management. From a review of all cases reported in the last 30 years, a Hartmann's procedure was required in almost 50% of cases due to perforation or strangulation (in one case incarceration) of the hernia content 1,2,4 …”
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“…Colon cancer incarcerated into an inguinal hernia is extremely rare as only 41 cases have been reported since 1938. [1][2][3][4] There is a distinctly high male to female predominance, with only one case described in a woman. 1 All colonic segments can be entrapped in the hernial sac.…”
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