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Mucinous cystadenoma of the appendix: a case report

OB Alese, DO Irabor

Abstract


Tumours of the appendix are emerging as diseases of increasing concern due to a rising incidence1. We present a case of mucinous cystadenoma of the appendix in an elderly patient. To our knowledge, this is the first report of mucinous cystadenoma of the appendix from Nigeria.

Key Words: Appendiceal tumour, Appendicectomy.

African Health Sciences 2010; 10 (1): 99 -100




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