PMID: 7992980Dec 1, 1994Paper

Villous adenoma of the vermiform appendix with cecal intussusception: a case report and review of literature

The American Surgeon
K S TonsekarJ H Libcke


Villous adenoma of the appendix is an uncommon neoplasm. Intussusception of the appendix is a rare pathological entity. We report here an intussusception of the appendix, the lead point being a villous adenoma, presenting in a 62-year-old male whose initial complaint was a progressive enlargement of a right inguinal hernia. The endoscopic, surgical, and pathologic data are presented. A review of the literature of this uncommon entity is also presented.

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