Laparoscopic Diagnosis of Adenocarcinoma of the Appendix Mimicking Serous Papillary Adenocarcinoma of the Peritoneum

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Yoshimura, Mayumi; Terai, Yoshito; Konishi, Hiromi; Tanaka, Yoshimichi; Tanaka, Tomohito; Sasaki, Hiroshi; Ohmichi, Masahide;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology,volume 2,013 (issn: 2090-6684, eissn: 2090-6692)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3872105, doi: 10.1155/2013/248917
  • Subject: RG1-991 | Gynecology and obstetrics | Case Report | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: digestive system diseases

Primary carcinoma of the vermiform appendix is a rare disease with few clinical symptoms. Accordingly, preoperative diagnosis of appendiceal cancer is challenging because of the lack of specific symptoms. We herein report a case of appendicular adenocarcinoma found unex... View more
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