Case #281 – August, 2010

A twenty-year-old male from India presented with recurrent abdominal pain. He underwent an appendectomy at a local medical center. Sections of the appendix were obtained, sectioned, and stained with hematoxylin and eosin (H&E). Figures AD show what was observed microscopically. What is your diagnosis? Based on what criteria?


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This case and images were kindly provided by Dr. CSBR Prasad, Dept. of Pathology, Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Karnataka, India.

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