Journal of Korean Society of Medical Ultrasound 1994;13(2): 123-125.
Mucocele of the appendix: Two cases with atypical ultrasonographic features
Sun Hee Kim, Moo Sng Kang
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Maryknoll Hospital
ABSTRACT
Mucocele of the appendix is a descriptive term of an abnormal mucus accumulation within the lument.Ultrasonographic findings are a cystic lesion with good through-transmission, the variable internal echogenicity,and calcification of its wall. We report two cases of mucocele of the appendix presenting as a heterogenoushypoechoic mass.
Keywords: Appendix, mucocele, Appendixs, US studies
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