Case of the month nov. 2009

Cystadenoma or mucocele of the appendix with a thickened vascularized distal end of the appendix

Clinical information

Chronic intermittent pain in the right lower abdomen

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Cystadenoma or mucocele of the appendix with a thickened vascularized distal end of the appendix

Detail of the tip longitudinal. The appendix wall is thickened but intact. Intraluminal there is viscous material and inflammatory tissue. The pathologist found no signs of malignancy

Cystadenoma or mucocele of the appendix CT

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 71
  • Body part: Appendix

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System