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General: Primary referencesnormal anatomyabsent appendixcystic fibrosisdiverticulosisduplicationendometriosisinverted appendixinverted appendiceal stumpintussusceptionlymphoid hyperplasiamyxoglobulosisnecrotizing arteritis

Appendicitis: acuteadenoviruschronicCMVCrohn’s diseaseEnterobiuseosinophilicgranulomatousinfectious mononucleosisintervalmalakoplakiameaslesperiappendicitisSchistosomaStrongyloidesulcerative colitisxanthogranulomatousYersinia

Benign tumors: adenoma (noncystic)fibrous obliteration/neuromagranular cell tumorhyperplastic polyp / mucinous hyperplasiamucinous cystadenomamucoceleneurofibromasessile serrated polypsimple mucocele

Carcinoma: adenocarcinomacoexisting appendiceal and ovarian neoplasmsmetastases to appendixmucinous cystadenocarcinomapseudomyxoma peritoneisignet ring cell adenocarcinomasmall cell carcinoma

Other tumors: carcinoidgastrointestinal stromal tumorsgoblet cell carcinoidL-cell carcinoidlymphoma/leukemia

Miscellaneous: staginggrossingfeatures to report


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A-E: absent appendixacute appendicitisadenocarcinomaadenoma (noncystic)adenoviruscarcinoidchronic appendicitisCMVcoexisting appendiceal and ovarian neoplasmsCrohn’s diseasecystic fibrosisdiverticulosisduplicationendometriosisEnterobiuseosinophilic appendicitis

F-N: features to reportfibrous obliteration/neuromagastrointestinal stromal tumorsgoblet cell carcinoidgranular cell tumorgranulomatous appendicitisgrossinghyperplastic polyp/mucinous hyperplasiainfectious mononucleosisinterval appendicitisinverted appendixinverted appendiceal stumpintussusceptionL-cell carcinoidlymphoid hyperplasialymphoma/leukemiamalakoplakiameaslesmetastases to appendixmucinous cystadenocarcinomamucinous cystadenomamucocelemyxoglobulosisnecrotizing arteritis

O-Z: neurofibromanormal anatomyperiappendicitisprimary referencespseudomyxoma peritoneiSchistosomasessile serrated polypsignet ring cell adenocarcinomasimple mucocelesmall cell carcinomastagingStrongyloidesulcerative colitisxanthogranulomatous appendicitisYersinia

Primary references

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AJCC Cancer Staging Manual (7th ed)
American Journal of Clinical Pathology
American Journal of Surgical Pathology
Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Human Pathology
Modern Pathology


Recent GI pathology books

Bosman: 2010

Iacobuzio-Donahue: 2012

Mongtomery
(Vol 1): 2012

Montgomery
(Vol 2): 2012

Panarelli: 2010

Shepherd: 2013

Yantiss: 2013



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