Mixed Tumor of the Appendix: A Rare Tumor Association


Malignant tumors of the appendix are rare. They are present in 0.1% to 0.5% of appendectomy specimens: confirmed upon histological analysis. Mixed tumors in the appendix are exceptional. We report a mixed mucinous cystadenoma with a moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma of the appendix in a 64-year-old patient presented to the emergency room with bowel obstruction syndrome.

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Ossibi, P. , Benkoukous, M. , Oudou, A. , Majdoub, K. , Toughrai, I. , AitLaalim, S. and Mazaz, K. (2014) Mixed Tumor of the Appendix: A Rare Tumor Association. Surgical Science, 5, 483-486. doi: 10.4236/ss.2014.510074.

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