Amyand, Claudius

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Amyand,

Claudius, English surgeon.
Amyand hernia - inguinal hernia with involvement of appendix.
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Left Giant Amyand Hernia, Treatment Using Appendicectomy and Hernioplasty Without Tension: Case Report
Appendiceal abscess in a giant left - sided inguinoscrotal hernia: a rare case of Amyand hernia.
8,9) Amyand hernia usually occurs on the right side, probably as a consequence of normal anatomic position of the appendix.
The condition, called Amyand hernia, was named for Claudius Amyand, who first described this disorder in an 11-year-old boy in 1735.
Amyand hernia may be suspected in a tender hernia without the signs and radiological findings of an obstruction.