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Appendectomy Pathology Report Returns Adenocarcinoma, Carcinoid, or Appendiceal Mucinous Neoplasm

  • Daniel L. FeingoldEmail author
  • Steven A. Lee-Kong
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Abstract

Unexpected findings are not infrequently encountered, either intraoperatively or in the postoperative settings. This chapter will discuss when an appendectomy pathology report returns adenocarcinoma, carcinoid, or appendiceal mucinous neoplasm.

Keywords

Appendix Appendectomy Mucinous neoplasm 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of SurgeryColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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