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Tubulovillous adenoma of the appendix: a case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  20739133     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
We report the case of a young woman hospitalized for a chronic appendicular syndrome. The histological examination of the resected specimen revealed a rare tumor: tubulovillous adenoma, discovered in 0.02% of all appendectomy procedures. Treatment is most often limited to appendectomy, but in the event of incomplete excision or associated adenocarcinoma, right hemicolectomy may be required. After surgery, a follow-up colonoscopy is recommended due to the higher risk of second gastrointestinal neoplasms in patients with appendicular tumors.
R Bodin; T Peycru; A Schwartz; J Jarry; N Pommier; F Durand-Dastes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-08-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gastroentérologie clinique et biologique     Volume:  34     ISSN:  2210-7401     ISO Abbreviation:  Gastroenterol. Clin. Biol.     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7704825     Medline TA:  Gastroenterol Clin Biol     Country:  France    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  633-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.
Service de chirurgie viscérale, hôpital d'instruction des armées Robert-Picqué, 351, route de Toulouse, CS 80002, 33882 Villenave D'ornon, France.
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