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Indian Journal of Surgery
Medknow Publications on behalf of Association of Surgeons of India
ISSN: 0972-2068
Vol. 65, No. 4, 2003, pp. 375-376
Bioline Code: is03077
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Indian Journal of Surgery, Vol. 65, No. 4, 2003, pp. 375-376

 en Case Report - Primary adenocarcinoma of the appendix
Leo Francis Tauro, Clement R. S. D'Souza, Hilda Fernandes, H. W. Furtado, Leo Theobald Meneze


Primary adenocarcinoma of the appendix is a rare neoplasm; less than 200 cases have been reported. We report a patient who underwent appendicectomy for acute appendicitis and on histopathological examination was found to have primary adenocarcinoma of the appendix. She underwent right hemicolectomy as a second stage operation.

Adenocarcinoma, Appendix.

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