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A 22-year-old male patient with a radiologically detected right pelvic mass presented without any symptoms. Two years before he underwent appendectomy due to acute appendicitis elsewhere, and a carcinoid was incidentally diagnosed. Our revised histological report confirmed a conventional carcinoid of the appendix, excluding a goblet cell carcinoid (adenocarcinoid). The tumour infiltrated the whole wall thickness without serosal invasion; margins were negative; the macroscopic size of the tumour had been omitted in the original pathology report.
Immunohistochemical chromogranin-A, neuron specific enolase, and synaptophysin were positive. Follow-up was negative over the two subsequent …
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