Vague abdominal pain. Concern over solid organ abscess.
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The appendix is soley contained in a right sided inguinal hernia.
Simple renal and hepatic cysts.
An Amyand hernia describes a inguinal hernia containly the appendix, without any other intraperitoneal contents.
In this, as most cases, its an incidental finding.
It is named after Claudius Amyand, a French surgeon who performed the first successful appendectomy in 1735, on an 11-year-old boy who presented with an inflamed, perforated appendix in his inguinal hernia sac.