EDITOR'S QUIZ: GI SNAPSHOT: A calcified caecal mass

Hokoma, A.; Makishi, I.; Tomiyama, R.; Kinjo, F.; Saito, A.; Yamashiro, S.; Kinjo, I.; Miyagi, K.; Kuniyoshi, Y.; Koja, K.
August 2004
Gut;Aug2004, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p1063
Academic Journal
This article presents a clinical study of a calcified caecal mass, based upon which, a question have been asked. In the given case a 64 year old woman with a history of Bentall operation and maintenance haemodialysis due to multiple myeloma presented with a positive faecal occult blood test. She denied abdominal symptoms. Computed tomography demonstrated a cystic lesion with "eggshell"-like mural calcification in the expected region of the appendix. A question related to the diagnosis in this case have been asked.


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