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Table 4 Classification of De Garengeot Hernia according to the gross appearance of the appendix proposed by Guenter et al. [19]

From: Appendix-preserving elective herniorrhaphy for de Garengeot hernia: two case reports

Class Description
Class 1 Normal appearing appendix
Class 2  
 2A Erythematous, inflamed, or congested appendix
 2B Erythematous, inflamed, or congested appendix
  AND
  Erythema of the cecum or other segment of large or small intestine
Class 3  
 3A Necrosis of the appendix, isolated to the tip
 3B Necrosis of the appendix, involving the entire appendix
Class 4 Necrosis of the appendix
  AND
  Necrosis of the cecum or other segment of large or small intestine
Class 5 Perforated appendix, abscess, or fistula