Amyand, Claudius

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Amyand,

Claudius, English surgeon.
Amyand hernia - inguinal hernia with involvement of appendix.
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The presence of the vermiform appendix within an inguinal hernia was first described by Claudius Amyand in 1736.
1736 The earliest appendectomy was performed by Claudius Amyand, surgeon to George II.
The condition, called Amyand hernia, was named for Claudius Amyand, who first described this disorder in an 11-year-old boy in 1735.
1736: The earliest successful appendectomy was performed by Claudius Amyand, surgeon to George II.
On This Day: 1736: The earliest successful appendectomy was performed by Claudius Amyand, surgeon to George II.