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Year : 2004  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 435-436
Radiological quiz - gastrointestinal radiology

Department of Radiodiagnosis, Safdarjang Hospital and Vardhman Mahavir medical college, New Delhi - 110 029, India

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Jagmohan P, Mittal M K, Varshney A, Thukral B B. Radiological quiz - gastrointestinal radiology. Indian J Radiol Imaging 2004;14:435-6

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Jagmohan P, Mittal M K, Varshney A, Thukral B B. Radiological quiz - gastrointestinal radiology. Indian J Radiol Imaging [serial online] 2004 [cited 2021 Mar 1];14:435-6. Available from:
A 73 year old female presented with fever and pain in the right lower abdomen. Clinical examination revealed a tender, immobile mass in the right lower quadrant. The leukocyte count was raised. The provisional clinical diagnosis was appendicular or tubo-ovarian mass. High resolution US and contrast enhanced CT were done and are shown in [Figure - 1] and [Figure - 2]. What is the diagnosis?

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1.Dachman A, Lichtenstein J, Freidman A. Mucocele of the appendix and pseudomyxoma peritonei. AJR 1985; 144: 923-929.  Back to cited text no. 1    
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3.Isaacs KL, Warchauer DM. Mucocele of the appendix: computed tomographic, endoscopic and pathologic correlation. Am J Gastroenterol 1992; 87: 787-789.  Back to cited text no. 3    
4.Higa E, Rosai J, Pizzimbono CA et al. Mucosal hyperplasia, mucinous cystadenoma, and mucinous cystadenocarcinoma of the appendix: a reevaluation of appendiceal "mucocele". Cancer 1973; 32: 1525-1541.  Back to cited text no. 4    
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6.Kim SH, Lim HK, Lee WJ et al. Mucocele of the appendix: ultrasonographic and CT findings. Abdominal Imaging 1998; 23: 292-296.  Back to cited text no. 6    
7.Horgan JG, Chow PP, Richter JO et al. CT and sonography in the recognition of mucocele of the appendix. AJR 1984; 143: 959-962.  Back to cited text no. 7    
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