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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A total of 18 patients (nine men and nine women), with a mean age of 56.6 years (range 24-87 years), were included in the primary mucocele group.
Sato, "The syndrome of bronchial mucocele and regional hyperinflation of the lung: report of four cases," Chest, vol.
On close examination, the lesion was suspected to be a mucocele and surgical removal was decided.
Oral mucocele an accessory salivary gland lesion is a benign neoplasm and the common lesion of the oral cavity.
(6) Given the anatomic location of base-of-tongue cysts, the differential diagnosis should also include mucoceles, thyroglossal duct cysts, dermoid cysts, epidermoid cysts, vallecular cysts, hemangiomas, cystic hygromas, lymphangiomas, thyroid remnant cysts, teratomas, and hamartomas.
In the present study, mucinous lesions of appendix were reported ranging from mucocele to primary mucinous adenocarcinoma of appendix.
Mucocele is a rare inflammation that is believed to result from air cell obstruction.
En el analisis histopatologico, la neoplasia mas frecuente encontrada fue el tumor neuroendocrino o carcinoide con 6 casos (Figura 1 y 2), seguido de mucocele (2 casos), adenocarcinoma mucinoso in situ (1) y cistadenoma mucinoso (1) (Tabla 2).
The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence of long-term mucocele development after functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) for nasal polyposis, to search for a statistical relationship with preoperative variables and to analyze the management of this complication.
Intranasal marsupialization of mucocele was reported as early as 1921 by Horwath32 and recently for other authors33,34.