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Appendix

Necrotizing arteritis of vermiform appendix


Reviewer: Jaleh Mansouri, M.D., (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 16 October 2012, last major update August 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Uncommon (0.3% of examined specimens)
● Associated with systemic necrotizing arteritis in 3 of 9 cases studied (Arch Pathol Lab Med 1988;112:738); also lupus (Z Rheumatol 1996;55:267)

End of Appendix > Necrotizing arteritis of vermiform appendix


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