Diagnosis of metastatic appendiceal adenocarcinoid in liver by fine- needle aspiration cytology

Pedram Argani, K. H. Van Hoeven, R. L. Artymyshyn

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A 70-yr-old woman presented with symptoms clinically attributed to acute appendicitis. An adenocarcinoid tumor of the appendix was resected, followed by right hemicolectomy with negative lymph nodes. Seven years later, a fine- needle aspiration biopsy was performed on one of multiple hepatic nodules, revealing metastatic adenocarcinoid. The cytopathologic features of the metastatic tumor are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)59-61
Number of pages3
JournalDiagnostic Cytopathology
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1995


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anatomy

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