Amyand's hernia

Amyand's hernia is a rare form of an inguinal hernia (less than 1% of inguinal hernias) which occurs when the appendix is included in the hernial sac and becomes incarcerated.wikipedia
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Inguinal hernia

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Amyand's hernia is a rare form of an inguinal hernia (less than 1% of inguinal hernias) which occurs when the appendix is included in the hernial sac and becomes incarcerated.
In Amyand's hernia, the content of the hernial sac is the vermiform appendix.

Claudius Amyand (surgeon)

Claudius Amyand
The condition is an eponymous disease named after a French surgeon, Claudius Amyand (1660-1740), who performed the first successful appendectomy in 1735.
This situation, where the appendix is included in the hernial sac, is known as an Amyand's hernia.

De Garengeot's hernia

De Garengeot's Hernia
Similar as with the situation of an Amyand's hernia, the true nature of the incarcerated tissue is rarely diagnosed preoperatively.

Appendix (anatomy)

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Amyand's hernia is a rare form of an inguinal hernia (less than 1% of inguinal hernias) which occurs when the appendix is included in the hernial sac and becomes incarcerated.

List of eponymously named diseases

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The condition is an eponymous disease named after a French surgeon, Claudius Amyand (1660-1740), who performed the first successful appendectomy in 1735.

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The condition is an eponymous disease named after a French surgeon, Claudius Amyand (1660-1740), who performed the first successful appendectomy in 1735.

Surgeon

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The condition is an eponymous disease named after a French surgeon, Claudius Amyand (1660-1740), who performed the first successful appendectomy in 1735.

Appendectomy

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The condition is an eponymous disease named after a French surgeon, Claudius Amyand (1660-1740), who performed the first successful appendectomy in 1735.

Appendicitis

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Symptoms mimicking appendicitis may occur.

Alexis Littré

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Littré's hernia

Hernia

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Amyand's hernia: containing the appendix vermiformis within the hernia sac