Retrospective evaluation of carcinoid tumors of the appendix in children

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Carcinoids of the appendix are rare in children and are usually diagnosed incidentally on histologic investigation following appendectomy for appendicitis. To investigate the significance of the diagnosis of appendiceal carcinoid in children, we conducted a retrospective study of the treatment and follow-up of 36 children with histologically confirmed… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-002-6440-3

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