caviar appendix

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caviar appendix

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caviar

PATHOLOGY, SURGERY

Definition An appendix with multiple intraluminal pearl-like spheroids of mucus arising in a cystadenoma, the macroscopic appearance of which has been fancifully likened to caviar (above image). 

Synonyms Myxoglobulosis of appendix

Reference Surgical Pathology of the GI Tract, Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas, RD Odze, JR Goldblum, 2009, Elsevier

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