International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 12, Issue 3, March 2022 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


A Case Report: The Incidental Finding of Neuroendocrine Tumor of Appendix Presenting as an Acute Appendicitis
      Betty, Lidya Imelda Laksmi, Jessy Chrestella, Azwarto Lubis, Marlina Sinaga
Abstract: "Background: Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) are well-differentiated epithelial neoplasms with morphological and immunohistochemical features of neuroendocrine differentiation. Case Description: We report a 22-year-old woman with lower right abdominal pain. Patient underwent appendectomy and the specimen was sent for histopathological examination. On macroscopic examination, we received tissue originating from mass in the appendix, showed mass was brownish gray and irregular. The size was approximately 4 cm. On cut section, tumor mass appeared at apical of the appendix, 0.5 cm from the end of resection margin. "

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Betty, Lidya Imelda Laksmi, Jessy Chrestella, Azwarto Lubis, Marlina Sinaga (2022); A Case Report: The Incidental Finding of Neuroendocrine Tumor of Appendix Presenting as an Acute Appendicitis; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP) 12(3) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.12.03.2022.p12302
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