Amyand's hernia


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Amyand's hernia

An inguinal HERNIA containing an acutely inflamed appendix, (Claudius Amyand, 1681–1740, Principal surgeon to Westminster and St George's Hospitals, London and Fellow of the Royal Society).
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Amyand's hernia is a rare type of hernia in which vermiform appendix is found in the hernial sac.
Amyand's hernia 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.
Case report: Amyand's hernia, diagnosis to consider in a routine procedure.
Amyand's hernia 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 [9].
Amyand's hernia (AH) is defined as protrusion of the vermiform appendix in an inguinal hernia sac [1].
Amyand's hernia is three times more common in children than in adults probably because of patent processus vaginalis.
[9.] Reilly DJ, Macula BI et al Primary mesh repair of Amyand's hernia, Aust N Z J Surg 2015;85:93-94.
On the exploration, the hernial sac revealed a gangrenous vermiform appendix and the diagnosis of Amyand's hernia was made.
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).