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Endometriosis of the appendix with decidual polyp formation: a rare cause of acute appendicitis during pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8588024     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a case of a 28-year-old female, Grava 2, Para I, Ab. 0, who presented acute abdominal pain on the 21st week of her gestation. A diagnosis of acute appendicitis was entertained and an appendectomy performed. The pathologic specimen revealed an inflamed appendix with endometriosis and a marked decidual reaction. A decidual polyp, which occluded most of the appendiceal lumen, is proposed as a rare cause of acute appendicitis during pregnancy.
Authors:
I E Silvestrini; M A Marcial
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Puerto Rico health sciences journal     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0738-0658     ISO Abbreviation:  P R Health Sci J     Publication Date:  1995 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-03-22     Completed Date:  1996-03-22     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8303541     Medline TA:  P R Health Sci J     Country:  PUERTO RICO    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  223-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine, Bayamón PR 00960-6032, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abdomen, Acute / etiology*
Adult
Appendectomy
Appendicitis / diagnosis,  etiology*,  pathology,  surgery
Appendix / pathology
Cecal Diseases / complications*,  diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery
Cell Differentiation
Decidua*
Endometriosis / complications*,  diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery
Female
Humans
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications* / diagnosis,  surgery
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
2 G12 RR03035-08/RR/NCRR NIH HHS

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