Chronic abdominal pain secondary to a mucous cystadenoma of the appendix in a 10-year-old boy.

@article{Blecha2005ChronicAP,
  title={Chronic abdominal pain secondary to a mucous cystadenoma of the appendix in a 10-year-old boy.},
  author={Matthew J. Blecha and Anita Gupta and Jaqueline Hoover and Mary Beth Madonna},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={40 11},
  pages={1792-4}
}
Mucocele of the appendix is a thin-walled dilated appendix filled with mucus. It occurs secondary to chronic obstruction of the appendiceal lumen because of a range of pathologies. Cystadenomas in children are exceedingly rare and most frequently of ovarian origin. A mucous cystadenoma of the appendix in a 10-year-old boy with chronic abdominal pain is presented. 

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