Endosalpingiosis of the Vermiform Appendix

Antonio Cajigas, Constantine A. Axiotis

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Abstract

Endosalpingiosis within the muscularis propria of the distal vermiform appendix was discovered in an appendectomy specimen removed during exploratory laparotomy for inflammatory tubal disease. Endosalpingiosis has not been previously reported in the appendix. The pathogenesis and possible significance of this lesion are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)291-295
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Journal of Gynecological Pathology
Volume9
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1990

Keywords

  • Endosalpingiosis
  • Inflammatory tubal disease
  • Pathogenesis
  • Vermiform appendix

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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