Adenocarcinoma of the appendix

A. Kantarovsky*, I. Erez, M. Witz, A. Dinbar

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Adenocarcinoma of the vermiform appendix is rare. It usually produces signs of acute appendicitis and is discovered only on pathological examination. The treatment of choice is right hemicolectomy, usually performed as a secondary operation. 2 cases of appendiceal carcinoma, in a 59-year-old man and in a 70-year-old woman, are described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)421-423, 479
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1 Apr 1992
Externally publishedYes


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