Management of an unexpected appendiceal neoplasm.

  title={Management of an unexpected appendiceal neoplasm.},
  author={Elizabeth M. Murphy and S Margaret Farquharson and Brendan J. Moran},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  volume={93 7},
BACKGROUND Appendiceal neoplasms are rare and most present unexpectedly as acute appendicitis. The classification and management are confusing, and there are few substantial reports in the literature. METHODS A systematic literature review was performed to access relevant publications on the presentation, pathology and management of appendiceal tumours. RESULTS Appendiceal tumours account for 0.4 to 1 per cent of all gastrointestinal tract malignancies and are found in 0.7 to 1.7 per cent… CONTINUE READING


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