Appendiceal metastasis 10 years following ‘curative’ resection for low-grade primary endometrial carcinoma
- Alfred Bentsi Addison1,
- Katy Miller2,
- Dalia Hammouch2,
- Naseem Waraich2,
- Phillip Kaye2,
- Rakesh Kapur2,
- William Tennant2
- 1Vascular Surgery Department, Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
- 2Vascular Surgery Department, Nottingham University Hospital, Nottingham, UK
- Correspondence to Dr Alfred Bentsi Addison,
Metastasis of primary endometrial adenocarcinoma to unusual sites has been occasionally reported. However, the authors believe this to be the first case report of metastasis to the appendix. This occurred more than 10 years after curative resection, and presented as sepsis with an intra-abdominal focus.
Competing interests None.
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