Giant appendiceal mucoceles of cystadenomas type: CT and MRI evaluation. Report of three cases and review of literature
Mucocele is a general descriptive term, denoting an accumulation
of mucin in a dilated lumen. Mucocele of the appendix
is a frequent entity when it has a small size hut is
very rare when there is grant enlargement of the appendix.
We evaluated 3 cases with giant mucocele of the appendix
of cystadenomas type, with calcification of their wall, US,
CT and MRI findings, the diagnostic approach and the differential
diagnosis with a literature review were presented.
Key words: Mucinous cystadenoma, Mucocele, Appendix,