ADENOCARCINOMA OF APPENDIX MIMICKING ACUTE APPENDICITIS: A CASE REPORT AND LITERATURE REVIEW
*Dr. Abdalla Saad Abdalla AL-Zawi, Dr. Anita Lazarevska, Dr. Mohammed Omer, Dr. Malgorzata Lange-Ratajczak, Dr. Emraga Abohamod and Dr. Elizabeth Tan
Adenocarcinoma of the appendix is a rare neoplasm, often diagnosed in patients of the older age group, who
present with a clinical picture of acute appendicitis. This paper presents a case of adenocarcinoma of the appendix
in a case initially treated as acute appendicitis.
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma of appendix, Acute appendicitis, Appendicectomy, Right hemicolectomy, Krukenberg tumour.
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