Adenocarcinoma of the appendix

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Right iliac fossa pain. Possible clinical diagnosis of acute appendicitis.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Female

CT Abdomen and pelvis

CT images show a large distended appendix with thickened and enhanced walls associated with surrounding inflammatory changes. 

Case Discussion

The patient underwent surgery. Anatomopathological diagnosis confirmed an appendix neoplasm: Adenocarcinoma. 

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Case information

rID: 31023
Published: 16th Sep 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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