Inverted appendix

Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Revised: 20 August 2019

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Cite this page: Mansouri J. Inverted appendix. website. Accessed December 8th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Appendix is inverted into cecum and appears as a polyp
  • Congenital or due to intussusception
Clinical images

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