Journal Basic Info

  • Impact Factor: 1.989**
  • H-Index: 6
  • ISSN: 2637-4625
  • DOI: 10.25107/2637-4625
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Major Scope

  •  Urological Surgery
  •  Aesthetic & Cosmetic Surgery
  •  Spine Surgery
  •  Cardiovascular Surgery
  •  Laparoscopic Surgery
  •  Bariatric Surgery
  •  Gastroenterological Surgery
  •  Obstetrics & Gynecology


Citation: World J Surg Surg Res. 2019;2(1):1142.DOI: 10.25107/2637-4625.1142

Adenocarcinoma of Appendix- A Case Series

Sriram Christopher

Department of General Surgery, Govt Stanley Medical College, India

*Correspondance to: Sriram Christopher 

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Neoplasms of appendix are rare and may be encountered at any elective or emergency operation. It is estimated that 50% of appendicular neoplasms present as appendicitis and are diagnosed on pathologic examination of surgical specimen. The incidence is 0.4% to 1% Of GI malignant neoplasms. Carcinoid tumors are the most common primary tumor identified in the appendix. Adenocarcinoma of the appendix is very rare and occurs at a frequency of 0.08% to 0.1% of all appendectomies. Moreover adenocarcinoma of appendix occurring in pregnancy is rare and may present as an acute appendicitis. Here in this study, we report a series of three cases which are diagnosed as adenocarcinoma of appendix. One of which occurring in pregnancy.


Appendix; Adenocarcinoma; Mucin

Cite the Article:

Christopher S. Adenocarcinoma of Appendix- A Case Series. World J Surg Surgical Res. 2019; 2: 1142..

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