Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery

, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp 179–180 | Cite as

Complete Appendiceal Intussusception Associated with Endometriosis

  • Yiqin Xiong
  • Christopher Marshall
  • Michelle YangEmail author
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Appendiceal intussusception Endometriosis Cecal mass Endoscopy 


Author’s Contribution

Y. Xiong performed the literature review and manuscript preparation. C. Marshall provided endoscopy for the colonoscopic image. M. Yang provided the gross photograph and histological interpretation and revised the manuscript.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yiqin Xiong
    • 1
  • Christopher Marshall
    • 2
  • Michelle Yang
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity of Massachusetts Medical CenterWorcesterUSA
  2. 2.Gastroenterology, Department of MedicineUniversity of Massachusetts Medical CenterWorcesterUSA

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