Adenocarcinoid of the Appendix: Report of Two Cases

@article{Aizawa2003AdenocarcinoidOT,
  title={Adenocarcinoid of the Appendix: Report of Two Cases},
  author={Masaki Aizawa and Osamu Watanabe and Yoshihiko Naritaka and Takao Katsube and Hiroshi Imamura and Jun Kinoshita and Takeshi Shimakawa and Satoshi Kobayashi and Shinichi Asaka and Shunsuke Haga and Kenji Ogawa and Motohiko Aiba and Tetsuro Kajiwara},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  year={2003},
  volume={33},
  pages={375-378}
}
Adenocarcinoid of the appendix is a rare tumor with the histological features of both adenocarcinoma and carcinoid tumor. However, its biological behavior and malignant potential are still unclear. We treated two patients with this unusual tumor; a 60-year-old man and a 79-year-old woman. Both patients were initially diagnosed with acute appendicitis… CONTINUE READING