Surgery MCQ 42

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Appendiceal Carcinoma: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic ChallengeTrue statements regarding appendiceal neoplasms include which of the following?

  1. Carcinoid tumors of the appendix less than 1.5 cm are adequately treated by simple appendectomy

  2. Appendiceal carcinoma is associated with secondary tumors of the GI tract in up to 60% of patients

  3. Survival following right colectomy for a Dukes’ stage C appendiceal carcinoma is markedly better than that for a similarly staged colon cancer at 5 years

  4. Mucinous cystadenocarcinoma of the appendix is adequately treated by simple appendectomy, even in patients with rupture and mucinous ascites

  5. Up to 50% of patients with appendiceal carcinoma have metastatic disease, with the liver as the most common site of spread

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