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22 February 2023: Articles

A Rare Case of Ruptured Appendicitis Secondary to Metastatic Ovarian Cancer

Unusual clinical course

Alex G. Raman A* , James Huynh B , Kishan J. Patel C , Lynn R. Kong C , Brad D. Barrows C , Charles Hubeny A

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.938982

Am J Case Rep 2023; 24:e938982

Figure 4. Histology. Hematoxylin and Eosin (H&E) stains of (A) thin appendix wall with acute gangrenous appendicitis (20× magnification) and (B) representative clusters of malignant cells (arrows) in appendix wall near perforation site (100× magnification). H&E stain of (C) omentum shows low-grade papillary serous carcinoma with associated prominent acute inflammation and patchy gangrenous necrosis.

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American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923
American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923