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Saudi Surgical Team Saves 37-year-old Man from Rare Appendix Tumor

Saudi Surgical Team Saves 37-year-old Man from Rare Appendix Tumor

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condition affects less than 1% of inflammation cases 

Riyadh:  In Al-Ula (western Saudi Arabia), a medical team succeeded Tuesday 28th November in ending a patient’s suffering through surgical intervention to remove a rare tumor in the appendix, at Prince Abdul Mohsen bin Abdulaziz Hospital.


According to Saudi Health, after conducting ultrasound medical examinations with, it was discovered that the appendix of a 37-year-old man had enlarged and accumulated fluids.


The CT scan also revealed a tumor measuring 14 cm long and 3 cm wide, The tumor, a spherical mucinous granuloma is considered a rare type occurrening in 0.3% - 0.8% of all cases.


As a result of the diagnosis and tissue analysis, the tumor was successfully removed in an operation. The patient's condition was stabilized and he was discharged from the hospital.


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