Sushma Nayar

Department of Pathology, Madha Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


  • Case Report   
    A Rare Case of Goblet Cell Carcinoid
    Author(s): Sushma Nayar*

    Objective: This case is presented for its rarity and importance of examining the tip of the appendix. Case report: An 18 year’s old female presented with repeated haematuria, urinary tract infection and pain in the right lower abdomen. On MRI, an urachal cyst and acute appendicitis was diagnosed. The patient underwent surgery for the same. Incidentally, the patient was found to have a goblet cell carcinoid of the appendix on histopathological study. Goblet cell carcinoid can present with acute appendicitis as was seen in our patient. Incidental finding of goblet cell carcinoid is seen in 3% cases. Goblet cell carcinoid can present with pain in right iliac fossa as in our case. Presentation with stage III/IV disease can be seen in 51% to 97% cases as was seen in our patient. Lymph node metastasis was seen in 17-38% cases with invo.. Read More»

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