mucocele


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mucocele

[′myü·kə‚sēl]
(medicine)
Dilatation, particularly of a cavity, with mucus secretion.
A polypoid lesion consisting of mucus and mucus-secreting tissue.
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Optic neuropathy and acute visual loss caused by an isolated mucocele of an Onodi cell have been reported.
When imaged with CT, a mucocele of the appendix will typically manifest as homogenous hypoattenuating material that has Hounsfield values similar to water filling the lumen of the appendix.
The management of a submandibular gland mucocele is potentially controversial and includes a number of treatment modalities that have been advocated in the management of the cervical or plunging ranula.
Appendiceal mucocele should be considered in differential diagnosis of right adnexal masses with tubular structures.
Mucosal preservation in the treatment of mucocele with C[O.
The pathologic diagnosis in our patient was intestinal mucus accumulation but not mucocele, because no cells were seen in the specimen.
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An exploratory laparotomy was performed and the enlarged, thin-walled ruptured mucocele of the appendix was resected.
Appendiceal mucocele is a well recognized entity and occurs due to appendiceal obstruction followed by luminal accumulation of mucus and dilatation of the obstructed appendix (1).
Massive intradiploic mucocele and an epidural abscess were identified with pansinusitis and erosions of the orbital roof on the left side.
Possible complications after supracervical hysterectomy include recurrent menstrual bleeding if the cervical stump is not fully removed or development of a stump mucocele.
Seiberling et al described two complications that occurred when a trephine was placed into a frontal mucocele that had eroded the orbital rim and lamina papyracea.