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.
|Pages (from-to)||421-423, 479|
|State||Published - 1 Apr 1992|