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appendiceal pathology

Monday 7 August 2017

Types

- appendiceal anomalies
- appendiceal diseases
- appendiceal tumors

Examples

- absent appendix
- cystic fibrosis
- diverticulosis
- duplication
- endometriosis
- inverted appendix
- inverted appendiceal stump
- intussusception
- lymphoid hyperplasia
- myxoglobulosis
- necrotizing arteritis

- appendicitis

- Benign tumors

- Carcinoma

  • adenocarcinoma
  • coexisting appendiceal and ovarian neoplasms
  • metastases to appendix
  • mucinous cystadenocarcinoma
  • pseudomyxoma peritonei
  • signet ring cell adenocarcinoma
  • small cell carcinoma

- Other tumors:

  • carcinoid
  • gastrointestinal stromal tumors
  • goblet cell carcinoid
  • L-cell carcinoid
  • lymphoma/leukemia