is a rare type of hernia in which vermiform appendix is found in the hernial sac.
is a term used to describe a hernia containing the vermiform appendix.
A rare variation of Amyand's hernia
: gangrenous appendicitis in an incarcerated inguinal hernia sac.
Peyton, "Amyand's hernia
causing necrotising fasciitis of the anterior abdominal wall," Hernia, vol.
refers to the condition in which an inflamed, perforated, or normal appendix is present in the hernia sac.
Retrocaecal appendix is extremely unlikely to be injured in isolation whereas appendix positioned in inguinal hernia (Amyand's hernia
) is comparatively more vulnerable to traumatic injury .
(AH) is defined as protrusion of the vermiform appendix in an inguinal hernia sac .
is three times more common in children than in adults probably because of patent processus vaginalis.
On the exploration, the hernial sac revealed a gangrenous vermiform appendix and the diagnosis of Amyand's hernia
For example, an Amyand's hernia
is an inguinal hernia containing the appendix (Figure 2), a De Garengeot hernia is a femoral hernia containing the appendix, a hernia of Littre contains a Meckel's diverticulum, (5) a Grynflett-Lesshaft hernia occurs through the superior lumbar triangle, while a Petit hernia is a hernia in the inferior lumbar triangle (Table 1).