Appendix
General
Inverted appendix

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Definition / general
  • Appendix is inverted into cecum and appears as a polyp
  • Congenital or due to intussusception
Clinical images

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Endoscopy

Gross description
  • Resembles cecal polyp
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Normal mucosa with numerous lymphoid follicles