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Goblet cell adenocarcinoma of the appendix

Goblet cell adenocarcinoma is a type of cancer that starts in the appendix. It arises from cells normally found on the inside surface of the appendix. Low grade goblet cell adenocarcinoma used to be called goblet cell carcinoid. What are the symptoms of goblet cell adenocarcinoma? Most patients with goblet cell adenocarcinoma present with symptoms …
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Appendix

Acute appendicitis Goblet cell adenocarcinoma Low grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasm (LAMN) Well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour of the appendix  

Well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour of the appendix

What is a well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour in the appendix? Well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour (NET) is a cancer and the most common type of cancer in the appendix. The tumour is made up of specialized neuroendocrine cells that are normally found inside the appendix. ¬†Pathologists divide well differentiated NETs of the appendix into three grades …
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Low grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasm (LAMN)

What is a low grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasm? Low grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasm (LAMN) is a tumour that arises in the appendix, a small finger-shaped organ that connects with your large bowel (colon) by a thin opening. Where in the appendix does a low grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasm start? All LAMN start from a thin …
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Acute appendicitis

Acute appendicitis is a non-cancerous medical condition caused by acute inflammation in the appendix, a small finger-shaped organ that connects with your large bowel (colon) by a small opening. In most people, the appendix sits in the lower right abdomen just above your hip bone. Acute appendicitis can occur in any age group, but most …
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