International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | General Surgery | Saudi Arabia | Volume 12 Issue 7, July 2023


Appendiceal Mucocele: A Comprehensive Review of Diagnosis, Management, and Prognosis

Abdullah S. Al - Darwish


Abstract: This article provides a comprehensive review of Appendiceal Mucocele, a rare condition characterized by mucus accumulation within the appendix. It discusses the classification, diagnosis, management, and prognosis of the condition. The article also highlights the importance of early diagnosis and treatment, the role of laparoscopic surgery, and the need for further research to improve patient outcomes. The review contributes to the understanding and management of Appendiceal Mucocele. Despite recent advances in the diagnosis and management of appendiceal mucocele, several questions and controversies remain, and further research is needed to improve the outcomes of patients with this condition. Standardized guidelines and increased awareness among patients and healthcare providers can help prevent misdiagnosis and mistreatment, and ultimately improve the overall management of appendiceal mucocele.


Keywords: Appendiceal Mucocele, Diagnosis, Management, Prognosis, Laparoscopic Surgery


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 7, July 2023,


Pages: 498 - 500


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