Letter to the Editor

Complicated Inguinal Hernia of Amyand

Authors: Mateen M. Hotiana, MD, Sarba Kundu, MD, Imran Ahmad, MD


To the Editor:

The presence of acute appendicitis in the sac of inguinal hernia is an extremely rare condition, and very few cases have been reported in the literature. The condition, called Amyand hernia, was named for Claudius Amyand, who first described this disorder in an 11-year-old boy in 1735.

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