A rare case of intestinal obstruction due to compression of ileocecal junction by mucocele of appendix is presented. Imaging with ultrasound or computed tomography (CT) is useful in establishing preoperative diagnosis. Avoidance of rupture of during appendicectomy is critical in preventing potential complication of pseudomyxoma peritonei.
Corresponding Author: Bhupendra Kumar Jain, MS; e-mail: email@example.comFree PDF Download
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P.K. Garg, D. Prasad, S. Aggarwal*, D. Mohanty, B.K. Jain
Acute intestinal obstruction: an unusual complication of mucocele of appendix
Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci
Vol. 15 - N. 1