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A Case of Adhesive Intestinal Obstruction with Mucocoele of Appendix



Abstract : Mucocele of the appendix secondary to mucinous
cystadenoma is a rare clinical finding. Clinical presentation is
varied with more than half being asymptomatic. We report
such a case presented to us on laparotomy for adhesive
intestinal obstruction. In spite of extensive preoperative
investigations, the diagnosis was only made at the time of
Keyword :Mucocoele, Appendix, Mucinous cystadenoma

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