Appendix
General
Inverted appendix



Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Revised: 29 April 2019

Revised: 21 January 2019

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PubMed Search: Inverted appendix


Jaleh Mansouri, M.D., M.P.H.
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Definition / general
  • Appendix is inverted into cecum and appears as a polyp
  • Congenital or due to intussusception
Clinical images

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Endoscopy

Gross description
  • Resembles cecal polyp
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Normal mucosa with numerous lymphoid follicles
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