Laparoscopic resection of an appendiceal mucocele.

  title={Laparoscopic resection of an appendiceal mucocele.},
  author={Hon-chung Lau and Wai Key Yuen and Florence Loong and Francis Lee},
  journal={Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques},
  volume={12 5},
A 78-year-old man was incidentally discovered to have an asymptomatic right lower quadrant abdominal mass during physical examination for influenza. CT scan of the abdomen revealed a cystic sausage-shaped lesion arising from the cecum. Diagnostic laparoscopy revealed an appendiceal mucocele. There was no ascites or metastatic peritoneal nodules. Laparoscopic excision of the unruptured appendiceal mucocele was achieved. Histopathologic examination of the mucocele showed epithelial dysplasia, a… CONTINUE READING
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