Torsion of a mucocele of the appendix in a pregnant woman

Fikri M. Abu Zidan, Moshriq A. Al‐Hilaly, Nabeel Al‐Atrabi

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A case of torsion of a large appendicular mucocele presenting as acute abdomen in a 38‐week pregnant woman is reported. Ultrasound showed a localized cystic lesion with internal echoes on the right side of the abdomen. It was diagnosed preoperatively as twisted ovarian cyst. The patient was treated surgically with cesarean section and curative appendectomy. 1992 Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)140-142
Number of pages3
JournalActa Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1992
Externally publishedYes


  • appendix
  • mucocele
  • pregnancy
  • torsion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology


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