Mucinous adenocarcinoma arising from a tailgut cyst: A case report
Petra Malliou, Anestis Karakatsanis, Stylianos Apostolidis, Antonios Michalopoulos, Daniel Paramythiotis, The First Propaedeutic Surgery Department, AHEPA University General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54636, Greece
Antonia Syrnioti, Triantafyllia Koletsa, Georgia Raptou, Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54636, Greece
Eleni Karlafti, Department of Emergency, AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki 54636, Greece
Author contributions: Malliou P, Apostolidis S, Michalopoulos A, and Paramythiotis D were the patient’s surgeons, and reviewed the literature and contributed to manuscript drafting; Karlafti E reviewed the literature and contributed to manuscript drafting; Syrnioti A, Koletsa, and Raptou G performed the microscopic examination and contributed to manuscript drafting; all authors were responsible for the manuscript's revision for important intellectual content and issued final approval for this version to be submitted.
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Corresponding author: Petra Malliou, MD, Doctor, The First Propaedeutic Surgery Department, AHEPA University General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Stilponos Kyriakidi 1, Thessaloniki 54636, Greece. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: April 11, 2022
Peer-review started: April 11, 2022
First decision: May 31, 2022
Revised: June 12, 2022
Accepted: October 11, 2022
Article in press: October 11, 2022
Published online: October 24, 2022