Missed our latest free live-stream? Catch up now on our Procedure Tips (Chris Nicholas) and Right Lower Quadrant Pain (Matt Morgan)

Appendiceal mucinous cystadenoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al Salam


Abdominal pain

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

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.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 8263
Published: 20th Jan 2010
Last edited: 5th Mar 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.