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

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Mayumi Yoshimura; Yoshito Terai; Hiromi Konishi; Yoshimichi Tanaka; Tomohito Tanaka; Hiroshi Sasaki; Masahide Ohmichi;

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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