Ileocecal Intussusception Caused by an Appendiceal Neoplasm

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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.

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Correspondence to Terence C. Chua or Jaswinder S. Samra.

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Chua, T.C., Gill, P., Gill, A.J. et al. Ileocecal Intussusception Caused by an Appendiceal Neoplasm. J Gastrointest Surg 20, 867–868 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11605-015-3037-3

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Keywords

  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix cancer
  • Low-grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasm
  • Pseudomyxoma peritonei