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Appendix Carcinoma
Akram M. Shaaban, MBBCh
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OVERVIEW

  • General Comments

    • Classification

      PATHOLOGY

      • Routes of Spread

        • General Features

          • Gross Pathology & Surgical Features

            IMAGING FINDINGS

            • Detection

              • Staging

                • Restaging

                  CLINICAL ISSUES

                  • Presentation

                    • Cancer History

                      • Treatment Options

                        REPORTING CHECKLIST

                        • T Staging

                          • N Staging

                            • M Staging

                              Selected References

                              1. Morano WF et al: Clinicopathological features and management of appendiceal mucoceles: a systematic review. Am Surg. 84(2):273-81, 2018
                              2. Amin M.B. et al: AJCC Cancer Staging Manual. 8th Ed. Springer New York, 2017
                              3. Leonards LM et al: Neoplasms of the appendix: pictorial review with clinical and pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 37(4):1059-83, 2017
                              4. Carr NJ et al: A consensus for classification and pathologic reporting of pseudomyxoma peritonei and associated appendiceal neoplasia: the results of the Peritoneal Surface Oncology Group International (PSOGI) modified delphi process. Am J Surg Pathol. 40(1):14-26, 2016
                              5. Benedix F et al: Primary appendiceal carcinoma--epidemiology, surgery and survival: results of a German multi-center study. Eur J Surg Oncol. 36(8):763-71, 2010
                              6. Passot G et al: Pseudomyxoma peritonei: role of 18F-FDG PET in preoperative evaluation of pathological grade and potential for complete cytoreduction. Eur J Surg Oncol. 36(3):315-23, 2010
                              7. Levy AD et al: Secondary tumors and tumorlike lesions of the peritoneal cavity: imaging features with pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 29(2):347-73, 2009
                              8. Low RN et al: Mucinous appendiceal neoplasms: preoperative MR staging and classification compared with surgical and histopathologic findings. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 190(3):656-65, 2008
                              9. Smeenk RM et al: Appendiceal neoplasms and pseudomyxoma peritonei: a population based study. Eur J Surg Oncol. 34(2):196-201, 2008
                              10. Hebert JJ et al: MDCT diagnosis of an appendiceal mucocele with acute torsion. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 189(1):W4-6, 2007
                              11. Sugarbaker PH: New standard of care for appendiceal epithelial neoplasms and pseudomyxoma peritonei syndrome? Lancet Oncol. 7(1):69-76, 2006
                              12. Pickhardt PJ et al: Primary neoplasms of the appendix: radiologic spectrum of disease with pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 2003 May-Jun;23(3):645-62. Review. Erratum in: Radiographics. 23(5):1340, 2003
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                              Tables

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                              OVERVIEW

                              • General Comments

                                • Classification

                                  PATHOLOGY

                                  • Routes of Spread

                                    • General Features

                                      • Gross Pathology & Surgical Features

                                        IMAGING FINDINGS

                                        • Detection

                                          • Staging

                                            • Restaging

                                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                                              • Presentation

                                                • Cancer History

                                                  • Treatment Options

                                                    REPORTING CHECKLIST

                                                    • T Staging

                                                      • N Staging

                                                        • M Staging

                                                          Selected References

                                                          1. Morano WF et al: Clinicopathological features and management of appendiceal mucoceles: a systematic review. Am Surg. 84(2):273-81, 2018
                                                          2. Amin M.B. et al: AJCC Cancer Staging Manual. 8th Ed. Springer New York, 2017
                                                          3. Leonards LM et al: Neoplasms of the appendix: pictorial review with clinical and pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 37(4):1059-83, 2017
                                                          4. Carr NJ et al: A consensus for classification and pathologic reporting of pseudomyxoma peritonei and associated appendiceal neoplasia: the results of the Peritoneal Surface Oncology Group International (PSOGI) modified delphi process. Am J Surg Pathol. 40(1):14-26, 2016
                                                          5. Benedix F et al: Primary appendiceal carcinoma--epidemiology, surgery and survival: results of a German multi-center study. Eur J Surg Oncol. 36(8):763-71, 2010
                                                          6. Passot G et al: Pseudomyxoma peritonei: role of 18F-FDG PET in preoperative evaluation of pathological grade and potential for complete cytoreduction. Eur J Surg Oncol. 36(3):315-23, 2010
                                                          7. Levy AD et al: Secondary tumors and tumorlike lesions of the peritoneal cavity: imaging features with pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 29(2):347-73, 2009
                                                          8. Low RN et al: Mucinous appendiceal neoplasms: preoperative MR staging and classification compared with surgical and histopathologic findings. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 190(3):656-65, 2008
                                                          9. Smeenk RM et al: Appendiceal neoplasms and pseudomyxoma peritonei: a population based study. Eur J Surg Oncol. 34(2):196-201, 2008
                                                          10. Hebert JJ et al: MDCT diagnosis of an appendiceal mucocele with acute torsion. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 189(1):W4-6, 2007
                                                          11. Sugarbaker PH: New standard of care for appendiceal epithelial neoplasms and pseudomyxoma peritonei syndrome? Lancet Oncol. 7(1):69-76, 2006
                                                          12. Pickhardt PJ et al: Primary neoplasms of the appendix: radiologic spectrum of disease with pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 2003 May-Jun;23(3):645-62. Review. Erratum in: Radiographics. 23(5):1340, 2003