Colonoscopic feature of primary adenocarcinoma of the appendix:

Ching Chi Hu, Jia Jang Chang*, Tse Ching Chen, Cho Li Yen, Rong Nan Chien

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

We herein report a case of primary adenocarcinoma of the appendix, a very rare disease that is seldom diagnosed before surgical intervention. This case was first suspected for its unique colonoscopic presentation as a cecal submucosal tumor with an overlying mucin-coat at the appendiceal orifice. The diagnosis was later confirmed after the operation. The imaging features of this exceptional disease are presented in detail.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)255-257
Number of pages3
JournalInternal Medicine
Volume47
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 15 02 2008

Keywords

  • Adenocarcinoma of appendix
  • Appendiceal carcinoma
  • Appendiceal tumor
  • Colonoscopy

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