Mucinous Cystadenoma of the Ascending Colon: A Novel Presentation

R. Shaco-Levy, V. Tsodikov, I. Levy

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Abstract

Mucinous cystadenomas usually occur in the appendix, ovaries and pancreas. This is the first report to describe mucinous cystadenoma of the ascending colon. A 32-year-old female presented with abdominal pain. Radiographic studies demonstrated a space-occupying lesion in the ascending colon associated with intussusception. Right colectomy revealed a cystic mass within the ascending colon that contained thick mucin and was lined by mucin-producing columnar epithelium. Clinical and pathologic features with a brief review of the literature are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1193-1195
Number of pages3
JournalScandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume38
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Nov 2003

Keywords

  • Ascending colon
  • Intussusception
  • Mucinous cystadenoma

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