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Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery

, Volume 20, Issue 4, pp 867–868 | Cite as

Ileocecal Intussusception Caused by an Appendiceal Neoplasm

  • Terence C. Chua
  • Preetjote Gill
  • Anthony J. Gill
  • Jaswinder S. Samra
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Abstract

Mucinous appendiceal neoplasm occurs in less than 1 % of appendicectomies. Majority of what is known in the literature is about pseudomyxoma peritonei, which exists as its disseminated form. Pictorial imagery of its pre-disseminated form is rarely observed. We present in a case report form a case of low-grade mucinous neoplasm of the appendix resulting in focal intussusception including images captured from this unique case that will become a learning case for readers of the journal.

Keywords

Appendicitis Appendix cancer Low-grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasm Pseudomyxoma peritonei 

Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

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© The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Royal North Shore Hospital; Discipline of SurgeryUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Macquarie University HospitalMacquarie UniversitySydneyAustralia
  3. 3.Cancer Diagnosis and Pathology Group, Kolling Institute of Medical ResearchSydneyAustralia
  4. 4.University of SydneySydneyAustralia
  5. 5.Deparment of Anatomical Pathology, Royal North Shore HospitalSydneyAustralia

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