Primary mucinous adenocarcinoma of the appendix: a rare entity in the differential diagnosis of ovarian cancer.


We report a 58-year-old female patient with the suspected diagnosis of ovarian cancer. Upon surgical exploration, examination of the appendix revealed the histological diagnosis of primary mucinous adenocarcinoma. This is an unusual consideration in the differential diagnosis of the ovarian cancer. We discuss the diagnosis, classification and treatment of… (More)


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