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.
- Inflammatory tubal disease
- Vermiform appendix
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine
- Obstetrics and Gynecology