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Title: Small intestinal angiosarcoma masquerading as an appendiceal abscess.
Authors: Liu, D S H;Smith, H;Lee, M M W;Djeric, M
Affiliation: Department of Surgery, Level 8, Austin Hospital, 145 Studley Road, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia.
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2013
Citation: Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England; 95(1): e22-4
Abstract: Angiosarcomas of the small intestine are rare and present non-specifically. They usually manifest with abdominal discomfort, altered bowel habits, anaemia and gastrointestinal bleeding. Diagnosis is often challenging and occurs at an advanced tumour stage. We describe a case of a terminal ileum angiosarcoma masquerading as an appendiceal abscess, and discuss salient clinicopathological features in diagnosing and managing this disease.
Internal ID Number: 23317721
DOI: 10.1308/003588413X13511609955373
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Abdomen, Acute.etiology
Cecal Diseases.diagnosis
Diagnosis, Differential
Ileal Neoplasms.diagnosis
Intestinal Obstruction.etiology
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
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