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Follow Up and Surveillance

Added 06 March 2013

Patients Treated with Curative Intent

Due to the rarity of malignancies arising from the appendix, there are no recommended surveillance guidelines. However, these patients are at risk of peritoneal dissemination. Early diagnosis when limited disease is presence is more likely to result in complete cytoreduction and prolonged survival especially for patient with low grade disease. Consideration should be given for serial follow-up imaging.​

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