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appendiceal diverticula

Thursday 23 July 2009

Appendiceal diverticula may rupture, resulting in mucin on the appendiceal serosa, which may raise concern for an underlying appendiceal mucinous neoplasm.

References

- Ruptured Appendiceal Diverticula Mimicking Low-grade Appendiceal Mucinous Neoplasms. Hsu M, Young RH, Misdraji J. Am J Surg Pathol. 2009 Jul 20. PMID: #19623035#