Stanford School of Medicine

Surgical Pathology Criteria
http://surgpathcriteria.stanford.edu/

 use browser back button to return

Mucocele of the Appendix

Definition

  • A gross or clinical descriptive term for dilation of the appendiceal lumen by mucus

Diagnostic Criteria

Reference

  • Pai RK, Longacre TA. Appendiceal mucinous tumors and pseudomyxoma peritonei: histologic features, diagnostic problems, and proposed classification. Adv Anat Pathol. 2005 Nov;12(6):291-311.
Teri A Longacre MD
Robert V Rouse MD
Department of Pathology
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford CA 94305-5342

Original posting/updates : 10/7/10

Lists

Appendiceal Epithelial Neoplasms and Proliferations

Clinical / Descriptive Terms

Printed from Surgical Pathology Criteria: http://surgpathcriteria.stanford.edu/
© 2009  Stanford University School of Medicine