Importance of histopathological evaluation of appendectomy specimens

  title={Importance of histopathological evaluation of appendectomy specimens},
  author={Mohamed Abd Al-Fatah},
  journal={Al-Azhar Assiut Medical Journal},
  pages={97 - 103}
Background Appendicitis is by far the commonest major emergency general surgical operation. Pathological evaluation of the appendix after appendectomy is routine and can occasionally identify unexpected findings. The objective of this study was to analyze the clinical benefit of histopathological analysis of appendectomy specimens from patients with an initial diagnosis of acute appendicitis. Patients and methods The clinicopathological data of 460 patients who underwent appendectomies for… Expand

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