Mucinous Neoplasm of the Appendix – An Incidental Histopathologic Finding after Appendectomy Due to the Acute Appendicitis – Case Report

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Jurij Janež
Klemen Mihelčič

Abstract

This paper presented a case of a male patient, who was referred from the gastroenterology unit to our department for an emergency surgery due to an acute appendicitis with suspected perforation as shown on the abdominal computed tomography scan. The patient underwent a laparoscopic appendectomy. Samples of the appendix were sent to the pathology department and the histopathological diagnosis was a low-grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasia with perforation.

Keywords:
Acute appendicitis, mucinous neoplasm, incidental finding, surgery.

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Janež, J., & Mihelčič, K. (2017). Mucinous Neoplasm of the Appendix – An Incidental Histopathologic Finding after Appendectomy Due to the Acute Appendicitis – Case Report. International Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Case Reports, 10(1), 1-4. https://doi.org/10.9734/IJMPCR/2017/36692
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Case Study