Adenocarcinoma of the appendix
Right iliac fossa pain. Possible clinical diagnosis of acute appendicitis.
CT Abdomen and pelvis
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CT images show a large distended appendix with thickened and enhanced walls associated with surrounding inflammatory changes.
The patient underwent surgery. Anatomopathological diagnosis confirmed an appendix neoplasm: Adenocarcinoma.
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