Appendiceal mucinous cystadenoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Abdominal pain

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Non-specific bowel gas pattern.

There is a large cystic lesion, closely related to the ascending colon, cecum, and appendix, which all appear to be displaced anteriorly by the cyst's mass effect. There is no soft tissue component to the cyst, the wall of which is enhancing and no appreciable septation. No fat stranding in the adjacent mesentery. 

Case Discussion

Histology - appendiceal mucinous cystadenoma.

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Case information

rID: 8263
Published: 20th Jan 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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