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A 34-year-old man undergoes an uneventful appendectomy for acute, non perforated appendicitis. The pathology report notes reads: acute inflammation with a 1-cm adenocarcinoma of the mid appendix. This patient should have:

a. No further treatment
b. Chemotherapy
c. Regional radiation
d. Right hemicolectomy
e. Ileocecectomy

Question 12#Print Question

A 45-year-old woman presents with RLQ pain. A CT scan is performed. What finding on CT scan is most suggestive of appendiceal lymphoma?

a. Appendiceal diameter >2.5 cm or surrounding soft tissue thickening
b. Lack of contrast filling the appendix
c. 1-cm mass at the base of the appendix
d. Prominent aortic lymph nodes

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