Iranian Society of Gynecology Oncology
Gynecology Oncology
A Case of Appendiceal Mucocele Mimicking Adnexal Mass in a Young Woman with Chronic Abdominal Pain

Giti Noghabaei; Maliheh Arab; Ghazaleh Fazli; Golnaz Fallah-Talouki; Masoomeh Raoufi; Hamed Tahmasebi; Behnaz Ghavami

Volume 8, Issue 3 , May and June 2023, , Pages 301-305

  Background & Objective: Low-grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasm (LAMN) is a very rare condition, diagnosed in 0.2-0.7% of appendectomies. The pathophysiology of the neoplasm involves accumulation of large volume of mucin in the appendiceal lumen, resulting in its obstructive dilation. Most epithelial ...  Read More