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2012, Volume 28, Number 3, Page(s) 290-292     
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DOI: 10.5146/tjpath.2012.01140
Intussusception of the Appendix Induced by Sessile Serrated Adenoma: A Case Report
Ümran YILDIRIM1, İsmet ÖZAYDIN2, Havva ERDEM1, Ali Kemal UZUNLAR1
1Department of Pathology, Düzce University, Faculty of Medicine, DÜZCE, TURKEY
2Department of General Surgery, Düzce University, Faculty of Medicine, DÜZCE, TURKEY
Keywords: Appendix, Intussusception, Serrated adenoma

Intussusception of the appendix vermiformis is a rare condition. It occurs mainly in infants and children. Here, we report an intussusception case that occurred in a 65-year-old male presenting with repeated periumbilical pain, nausea, vomiting and febrile sensation. The appendix was seen to be intussuscepted at laparoscopy. The invaginated segment was reducted and simple appendicectomy was carried out. Histopathologic examination revealed a sessile serrated adenoma at the wall of the appendix, suggesting it as the cause of the intussusception.

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