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From: Adult intussusception secondary to an appendiceal tumour in a patient with ulcerative colitis: a case report

Fig. 3

Macroscopic images of resected specimens: a gross appendix externally at caecal pole, b extruding mass into caecal lumen from the appendix. Histopathological evaluation revealed ‘vermiform smooth appendix with a length of 8 cm and a diameter of 2 cm is present. An intraluminal cap of mucosa, 4 × 4 × 3 cm, is present at the base of the appendix and projects into the lumen of the caecum, 2 cm from the ileocaecal valve. Appendiceal lumen is smooth and contains thick mucus, no projections identified. Colonic mucosa has patchy areas of erosions.’

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