Inguinal herniotomy in a patient with progeria

Tanvir Kabir Chowdhury, Afruzul Alam, Mohammad Zonaid Chowdhury, Khurshid Alam Sarwar
2020 Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports  
Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome or progeria is a rare finding, Herein, we report a 4-year-old boy with progeria who underwent herniotomy and herniorrhaphy for left indirect inguinal hernia. The hernial sac was large and thick with surrounding adhesion. Tissue had an adult texture with very thick vas deference.
doi:10.1016/j.epsc.2020.101441 fatcat:l5c5lmhlabbddfgv7a4bfca6pe