Date of Presentation:9/14/2016

Attending pathologist: Martha Yearsley, M.D.

Presented by: Gopal Patel, M.D., Ph.D.

Prepared by: Gopal Patel, M.D., Ph.D.



The patient is a 40 year old female with an abruptly initiated, sharp, worsening lower abdominal pain. Associated symptoms includes anorexia and nausea. CT scan shows acute appendicitis. An appendectomy was performed.

What is the most likely diagnosis?

  1. Acute appendicitis
  2. Endometriosis
  3. Endosalpingitis
  4. Fallopian tube
  5. Malignancy