Colonic cancer invading appendicectomy incision: a case report and literature review

General Surgery; Colorectal Surgery
Case Report
10.1102/1470-5206.2008.0011
8
35-37
Colonic cancer invading appendicectomy incision: a case report and literature review

We report the case of a 62-year-old man who presented with puckering and tethering of his appendicectomy scar; he was found to have an underlying caecal carcinoma. We review the literature regarding this uncommon presentation of caecal cancer.

Editor-in-Chief

Frank Cross
Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon
The London Clinic, UK

Editors

Neil Barnes
Consultant Physician
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
Ali Jawad
Professor of Rheumatology
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK

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