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Open Access Original Research
Female pelvic pain: a case report of mucocele of the appendix
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1 Brazilian College of Surgeons, Dr. Arnaldo Vieira de Carvalho Cancer Institute and Pérola Byington Hospital
2 Department of Gynecology, Federal University of São Paulo
3 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil)
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2011, 32(6), 672–673;
Published: 10 December 2011
Abstract

Objective: To describe a rare case of mucocele of the appendix that simulated a cystic image by pelvic ultrasound (US). Case: A patient with pelvic pain for two months and cystic image on the right ovary by US. After laparoscopy, the image showed a mucocele of the appendix. The patient underwent right colectomy. Conclusion: Mucocele may be a cause of pelvic pain and may simulate a cystic image on the right adnexa.
Keywords
Mucocele of the appendix
Right colectomy
Mucinous cystadenoma
Cystadenocarcinoma
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