mucocele

Summary

Summary: A retention cyst of the salivary gland, lacrimal sac, paranasal sinuses, appendix, or gallbladder. (Stedman, 26th ed)

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  1. Ruiz Tovar J, Teruel D, Castiñeiras V, Dehesa A, Quindós P, Molina E. Mucocele of the appendix. World J Surg. 2007;31:542-8 pubmed
    b>Mucocele of the appendix is an infrequent event, representing 0.3%-0.7% of appendiceal pathology and 8% of appendiceal tumors. It is characterized by a located or diffuse distension of the appendix with a mucus-filled lumen.
  2. Rai A, Hegde A, Shetty Y. Management of Blandin-Nuhn mucocele--a case report. J Clin Pediatr Dent. 2008;32:147-9 pubmed
    ..treatment, so a novel method was tried by injecting an ultraflow rubber base impression material into the mucocele, after which a surgical excision was done...
  3. Costa R. [Mucocele of the appendix]. Rev Col Bras Cir. 2009;36:180-2 pubmed
    Appendiceal mucocele is a rare entity characterized by a gross enlargement of the appendix from accumulation of mucoid substance within the lumen. It is encountered in only 0.1 - 0...
  4. Syebele K. Regression of both oral mucocele and parotid swellings, following antiretroviral therapy. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2010;74:89-92 pubmed publisher
    ..We present a case of intraoral mucocele, coexisting with bilateral parotid gland lymphoepithelial lesions, on a 2-year-old HIV-positive patient...
  5. Paredes Esteban R, Martínez de Vitoria J, Garcia Ruiz M. [An association of mucocele and carcinoid tumour of the appendix]. Cir Pediatr. 2006;19:250-2 pubmed
    The carcinoid tumour of the appendix and the mucocele are entities rather infrequent in children and are normally diagnosed in the course of an appendicectomy that is, in most of the cases, curative...
  6. Gillion J, Franco D, Chapuis O, Serpeau D, Convard J, Julles M, et al. [Appendiceal mucoceles, pseudomyxoma peritonei and appendiceal mucinous neoplasms: update on the contribution of imaging to choice of surgical approach]. J Chir (Paris). 2009;146:150-66 pubmed publisher
    The treatment of pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMPs) and appendiceal mucocele (AM) has changed radically...
  7. de Camargo Moraes P, Bonecker M, Furuse C, Thomaz L, Teixeira R, de Araujo V. Mucocele of the gland of Blandin-Nuhn: histological and clinical findings. Clin Oral Investig. 2009;13:351-3 pubmed publisher
    The authors examined the clinical and histopathological features of 48 cases of mucocele of the glands of Blandin-Nuhn...
  8. Forer B, Hui N, Sethi D. Unilateral ophthalmoplegia secondary to anterior clinoid process mucocele. J Neuroophthalmol. 2010;30:321-4 pubmed publisher
    ..These imaging features suggested a mucocele, which may have resulted from sequestration of a clinoidal extension of the sphenoid sinus...
  9. Plikaitis C, Purzycki A, Couture D, David L. Pediatric frontal mucocele secondary to a bifid frontal sinus septum. J Craniofac Surg. 2010;21:1525-8 pubmed publisher
    A mucocele is a mucus-containing sac lined with epithelium that arises within a sinus when its drainage is compromised...

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  1. Adachi P, Soubhia A, Horikawa F, Shinohara E. Mucocele of the glands of Blandin-Nuhn--clinical, pathological, and therapeutical aspects. Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011;15:11-3 pubmed publisher
    ..This study aims to review anatomical, clinical, and pathological concepts as well as to discuss the most adequate therapeutic approach to the mucoceles of the glands of Blandin-Nuhn...
  2. Hebert J, Pickhardt P. MDCT diagnosis of an appendiceal mucocele with acute torsion. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2007;189:W4-6 pubmed
  3. Bartoe J, Brightman A, Davidson H. Modified lateral orbitotomy for vision-sparing excision of a zygomatic mucocele in a dog. Vet Ophthalmol. 2007;10:127-31 pubmed
    ..cytological evaluation of fluid extracted from the facial mass was consistent with a diagnosis of zygomatic mucocele. Computed tomography imaging confirmed a single fluid-filled mass was resulting in both the facial distention and ..
  4. Palanivelu C, Rangarajan M, John S, Senthilkumar K, Annapoorni S. Laparoscopic right hemicolectomy for mucocele due to a low-grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasm. JSLS. 2008;12:194-7 pubmed
    ..A formal right hemicolectomy was performed because the tumor involved the entire appendix. We now think laparoscopic surgery for appendiceal tumors is safe, feasible, and even may be beneficial...
  5. Nico M, Park J, Lourenço S. Mucocele in pediatric patients: analysis of 36 children. Pediatr Dermatol. 2008;25:308-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Most series report a higher incidence of mucocele in young patients but no studies exist for this specific age group...
  6. Dhepnorrarat R, Subramaniam S, Sethi D. Endoscopic surgery for fronto-ethmoidal mucoceles: a 15-year experience. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012;147:345-50 pubmed publisher
    ..To add to the existing knowledge of endoscopic surgery for fronto-ethmoidal mucoceles and to determine factors that influence the outcomes of endoscopic surgery...
  7. Vaezeafshar R, Hwang P, Harsh G, Turner J. Mucocele formation under pedicled nasoseptal flap. Am J Otolaryngol. 2012;33:634-6 pubmed publisher
    ..endoscopic, endonasal transsphenoidal surgery with septal flap reconstruction who developed a sphenoid sinus mucocele postoperatively...
  8. Arnavielle S, Vignal Clermont C, Galatoire O, Jacomet P, Klap P, Boissonnet H, et al. [Compressive optic neuropathy related to an anterior clinoid mucocele]. J Fr Ophtalmol. 2010;33:208.e1-6 pubmed publisher
    ..We report the case of a patient presenting an acute compressive optic neuropathy related to an anterior clinoid mucocele. The diagnosis was mainly made with CT and MRI, and the patient was treated with endoscopic endonasal transseptal ..
  9. Lu Y, Chang C, Pai P, Wei K, Chuang C. Isolated sphenoid sinusitis or mucocele: a potential complication of endonasal transsphenoidal surgery. J Neurooncol. 2009;91:63-7 pubmed publisher
    Rhinosinusitis/mucocele are rare complications of transsphenoidal surgery. We present a retrospective analysis of 323 patients who received transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary adenoma. Twenty of the 323 patients (6...
  10. Verillaud B, Genty E, Leboulanger N, Zerah M, Garabedian E, Roger G. Mucocele after transnasal endoscopic repair of traumatic anterior skull base fistula in children. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2011;75:1137-42 pubmed publisher
    ..This study describes mucocele formation in 6 patients treated endoscopically for posttraumatic CSF fistulae...
  11. Lamb J, Husein O, Spiess A. Ectopic molar in the maxillary sinus precipitating a mucocele: a case report and literature review. Ear Nose Throat J. 2009;88:E6-E11 pubmed
    ..We describe what we believe is the first reported case of a third molar in the roof of the maxillary sinus associated with a mucocele, and we review the literature.
  12. Gutenberg A, Larsen J, Rohde V. Frontal sinus osteoma complicated by extended intracranial mucocele and cerebral abscess: neurosurgical strategy of a rare clinical entity. Cent Eur Neurosurg. 2009;70:95-7 pubmed publisher
    The combination of paranasal sinus osteoma, mucocele and brain abscess is rare. Only one other case has been reported so far, where the cerebral abscess was diagnosed intraoperatively...
  13. Eloy J, Fatterpekar G, Bederson J, Shohet M. Intracranial mucocele: an unusual complication of cerebrospinal fluid leakage repair with middle turbinate mucosal graft. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007;137:350-2 pubmed
  14. Fairise A, Barbary C, Derelle A, Tissier S, Granger P, Marchal F, et al. [Mucocele of the appendix and pseudomyxoma peritonei]. J Radiol. 2008;89:751-62 pubmed
  15. Karakaya K, Barut F, Emre A, Ucan H, Cakmak G, Irkorucu O, et al. Appendiceal mucocele: case reports and review of current literature. World J Gastroenterol. 2008;14:2280-3 pubmed
    The mucocele of the appendix is an uncommon disorder which is often asymptomatic but sometimes causes acute appendicitis-like symptoms. Sometimes, patients with mucocele can present with confusing symptoms...
  16. Nonaka M, Fukumoto A, Nonaka R, Ozu C, Baba S. A case of a mucocele in an Onodi cell. J Nippon Med Sch. 2007;74:325-8 pubmed
    ..patient complained of a sudden decrease in left eye visual acuity and left eye pain due to formation of a primary mucocele in an Onodi cell...
  17. Rodrigues C, Freire G, Silva L, Fonseca da Silveira M, Estrela C. Prevalence and risk factors of mucous retention cysts in a Brazilian population. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2009;38:480-3 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence and analyse the risk factors of mucous retention cysts (MRCs) of the maxillary sinus...
  18. Deshmukh S, DeMonte F. Anterior clinoidal mucocele causing optic neuropathy: resolution with nonsurgical therapy. Case report. J Neurosurg. 2007;106:1091-3 pubmed
    The rare occurrence of an inflammatory mucocele in a pneumatized anterior clinoid process is described...
  19. Huang I, Chen C, Kao Y, Worthington P. Treatment of mucocele of the lower lip with carbon dioxide laser. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007;65:855-8 pubmed
    ..The aim of this report was to evaluate the outcome and complications of the treatment of numerous patients with mucoceles of lower lip by means of CO(2) laser vaporization...
  20. Abdel Aziz M. Mucopyocele of the concha bullosa presenting as a large nasal mass. J Craniofac Surg. 2011;22:1141-2 pubmed publisher
    ..a pneumatization of the middle turbinate is a common anatomic variant; the obstruction of its ostium may lead to mucocele and even pyocele after infection of retained secretion...
  21. Bahadir O, Arslan S, Arslan E, Turk A, Ural A. Sphenoid sinus mucocele presenting with unilateral visual loss: a case report. B-ENT. 2011;7:65-8 pubmed
    ..Because of its close proximity to the sphenoid sinus, the optic nerve may be compressed and visual impairment may result...
  22. Kimakura M, Oishi A, Miyamoto K, Yoshimura N. Sphenoethmoidal mucocele masquerading as trochlear palsy. J AAPOS. 2009;13:598-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We report a case of trochlear nerve palsy and subsequent optic neuropathy caused by a mucocele in the ethmoid and sphenoid sinuses.
  23. Kleemann M, Laubert T, Krokowski M, Eckmann C, Bruch H, Kujath P. [Mucocele of the appendix - a heterogenous surgical pathology]. Zentralbl Chir. 2010;135:330-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The perforation of a mucocele with possible spread of mucus and cells into the abdominal cavity constitutes a severe complication (pseudomyxoma ..
  24. Nundkumar N, Mittal M, Kupsky W, Folbe A, Mittal S. Complete recovery of acute monocular visual loss following endoscopic resection of anterior clinoid mucocele: case report and review of the literature. J Neurol Sci. 2012;312:184-90 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Mucocele of the anterior clinoid process is a particularly rare entity most often presenting with rapidly progressive ..
  25. Jurlina M, Janjanin S, Melada A, Prstacić R, Veselić A. Large intracranial intradural mucocele as a complication of frontal sinus osteoma. J Craniofac Surg. 2010;21:1126-9 pubmed publisher
    Paranasal sinus osteomas are mostly asymptomatic; however, secondary mucocele can develop if they impede the natural sinus drainage. Such a mucocele can destroy the bone and extend into the adjacent structures...
  26. Granholm C, Olsson Bergland K, Walhjalt H, Magnusson B. Oral mucoceles; extravasation cysts and retention cysts. A study of 298 cases. Swed Dent J. 2009;33:125-30 pubmed
    ..Recurrences were unusual for both cyst types. 17 cases of extravasation cysts were reported as recurrences and one case of retention cyst...
  27. Chandra A, Lim M, Scott E, Morsman D. Frontoethmoidal mucocele associated with bilateral increased intraocular pressure and proptosis. Can J Ophthalmol. 2007;42:143-4 pubmed
    We describe the case of a 53-year-old man presenting with bilateral proptosis and raised intraocular pressure. Computed tomography imaging revealed these signs to be secondary to a frontoethmoidal mucocele with bilateral orbital invasion.
  28. Toh S, Lee J. Onodi cell mucocele: rare cause of optic compressive neuropathy. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007;133:1153-6 pubmed
  29. Thurtell M, Besser M, Halmagyi G. Anterior clinoid mucocele causing acute monocular blindness. Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2007;35:675-6 pubmed
    ..After treatment with corticosteroids was commenced, an anterior clinoid mucocele causing compressive optic neuropathy was demonstrated on imaging studies...
  30. Buchanan M, Prince S, Prinsley P. Frontal mucocele caused by an ectopic maxillary tooth. J Laryngol Otol. 2008;122:1384-5 pubmed
    To present a previously unreported cause of frontal mucocele.
  31. Okuyucu S, Akoglu E, Dagli A. Concha bullosa pyocele. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2008;265:373-5 pubmed
    ..As pus was discharged whilst performing an endoscopic biopsy to determine whether it was neoplastic, the lateral aspect of the turbinate was excised to complete the procedure...
  32. Walter R, Dunn M, D Anjou M, Lecuyer M. Nonsurgical resolution of gallbladder mucocele in two dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2008;232:1688-93 pubmed publisher
    A gallbladder mucocele was diagnosed in 2 dogs. In both dogs, the mucocele resolved with medical treatment but without the need for surgical intervention.
  33. Mourouzis C, Evans B, Shenouda E. Late presentation of a mucocele of the frontal sinus: 50 years postinjury. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008;66:1510-3 pubmed publisher
  34. Wong M, Goh L, Chia K. Intestinal schistosomiasis manifesting as colonic intussusception arising from a mucocele of the appendix: report of a case. Surg Today. 2008;38:664-7 pubmed publisher
    We report a case of intestinal schistosomiasis manifesting as colonic intussusception resulting from a mucocele of the appendix, caused by the obstruction of appendiceal outflow by schistosome egg-induced fibrosis...
  35. Kwon S, Kim S, Yoon J. Anterior clinoid mucocele coexisting with sphenoid sinus mucocele. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2009;36:598-600 pubmed publisher
    An anterior clinoid mucocele, known to be extremely rare, can lead to visual complications due to its proximity to the optic nerve. We report a patient who developed visual disturbance due to an anterior clinoid mucocele...
  36. Soon S, Lim C, Singh H, Sethi D. Sphenoid sinus mucocele: 10 cases and literature review. J Laryngol Otol. 2010;124:44-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Patients may present with a myriad of symptoms. Pre-operative investigations include nasoendoscopy, computed tomography and/or magnetic resonance imaging. Treatment is by endoscopic sinus surgery...
  37. Bósio J, Tanaka O, Rovigatti E, de Gruner S. The incidence of maxillary sinus retention cysts in orthodontic patients. World J Orthod. 2009;10:e7-8 pubmed
    ..1%) than females (3.1%), but this difference was not significant (P>.05). Overall, the frequency of maxillary sinus retention cysts in orthodontic patients is rather low and does not differ from the general population...
  38. de Santana Santos T, Frota R, de Souza Andrade E, de Oliveira e Silva E. Calcifying cystic odontogenic tumor radiographically mimicking a sinus mucocele. J Craniofac Surg. 2013;24:e134-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The authors report a case of calcifying cystic odontogenic tumor that was being treated as a maxillary sinus mucocele. The possibility of mimicking numerous odontogenic and nonodontogenic lesions makes the calcifying cystic ..
  39. Tsuda M, Yamashita Y, Azuma S, Akamatsu T, Seta T, Urai S, et al. Mucocele of the appendix due to endometriosis: a rare case report. World J Gastroenterol. 2013;19:5021-4 pubmed publisher
    b>Mucocele of the appendix due to endometriosis is extremely rare, and there are only 10 previously reported cases in the English literature...
  40. Bleier B, Wang E, Vandergrift W, Schlosser R. Mucocele rate after endoscopic skull base reconstruction using vascularized pedicled flaps. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2011;25:186-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the rate of mucocele formation after nasoseptal flap reconstruction without mucosal stripping.
  41. Devars du Mayne M, Moya Plana A, Malinvaud D, Laccourreye O, Bonfils P. Sinus mucocele: natural history and long-term recurrence rate. Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis. 2012;129:125-30 pubmed publisher
    To define the natural history, clinical signs, treatment and the modalities of medium- and long-term follow-up of patients operated for sinus mucocele.
  42. Rudloff U, Malhotra S. Volvulus of an appendiceal mucocele: report of a case. Surg Today. 2007;37:514-7 pubmed
    Few cases of volvulus of an appendiceal mucocele have been reported...
  43. Yagüe García J, España Tost A, Berini Aytés L, Gay Escoda C. Treatment of oral mucocele-scalpel versus CO2 laser. Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal. 2009;14:e469-74 pubmed
    To compare the results obtained after oral mucocele resection with the scalpel versus the CO2 laser, based on the complications and recurrences after surgery.
  44. Galiè M, Mandrioli S, Tieghi R, Clauser L. Giant mucocele of the frontal sinus. J Craniofac Surg. 2005;16:933-5 pubmed
    Giant mucocele of the frontal sinus is a rare pathology of benign entity caused by retention of mucous secretions in the sinus. It may expand and erode the surrounding structures such as bones and cerebral parenchyma...
  45. Johnson M, Jyotibasu D, Ravichandran P, Jeswanth S, Kannan D, Surendran R. Retention mucocele of distal viable remnant tip of appendix: an unusually rare late surgical complication following incomplete appendectomy. World J Gastroenterol. 2006;12:489-92 pubmed
    ..We report this rare unusual late complication of mucocele formation in the distal viable appendiceal remnant, which was leftover following incomplete retrograde ..
  46. Vaphiades M, Yunker J, Roberson G, Meyer D, Mills D. Optic neuritis is nothing to sneeze at. Surv Ophthalmol. 2007;52:106-10 pubmed
    ..Cranial magnetic resonance imaging revealed a sphenoid sinus mucocele with extension into the anterior clinoid process abutting the left optic nerve...
  47. Souei Mhiri M, Tlili Graies K, Ben Cherifa L, Derbel F, Hmissa S, Dahmen Y, et al. [Mucocele of the appendix. Retrospective study of 10 cases]. J Radiol. 2001;82:463-8 pubmed
    ..the value of abdominal sonography (US) and computed tomography (CT) in the preoperative diagnosis of appendiceal mucocele. and methods...
  48. Taghizadeh F, Krömer A, Laedrach K. Evaluation of hydroxyapatite cement for frontal sinus obliteration after mucocele resection. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2006;8:416-22 pubmed
    ..Frontal sinus obliteration with hydroxyapatite cement represents a new technique for obliteration of the frontal sinus after mucocele resection.
  49. Prepageran N, Subramaniam K, Krishnan G, Raman R. Ocular presentation of sphenoid mucocele. Orbit. 2004;23:45-7 pubmed
    A sphenoid mucocele often presents late due to its deep-seated anatomical site. It has a varied presentation, due to its close relationship to the cavernous sinus and the base of the skull...
  50. Pike F, Berg J, King N, Penninck D, Webster C. Gallbladder mucocele in dogs: 30 cases (2000-2002). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2004;224:1615-22 pubmed
    To determine long-term outcome of dogs with gallbladder mucocele. Retrospective study. 30 dogs with gallbladder mucocele, including 23 that underwent cholecystectomy...
  51. Pitiakoudis M, Argyropoulou P, Tsaroucha A, Prassopoulos P, Simopoulos C. Cystadenocarcinoma of the appendix: an incidental imaging finding in a patient with adenocarcinomas of the ascending and the sigmoid colon. BMC Gastroenterol. 2003;3:30 pubmed
    ..Primary adenocarcinomas of the appendix are uncommon. Mucoceles that result from mucinous adenocarcinomas of the appendix may be incidentally detected on imaging...
  52. Caylakli F, Yavuz H, Cagici A, Ozluoglu L. Endoscopic sinus surgery for maxillary sinus mucoceles. Head Face Med. 2006;2:29 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study is to describe the clinical presentation of maxillary sinus mucoceles and to establish the efficacy of endoscopic management of sinus mucoceles...
  53. Rampone B, Roviello F, Marrelli D, Pinto E. Giant appendiceal mucocele: report of a case and brief review. World J Gastroenterol. 2005;11:4761-3 pubmed
    b>Mucocele of the appendix is a rare lesion, characterized by distension of the lumen due to accumulation of mucoid substance. This disease is often asymptomatic and pre-operative diagnosis is rare...
  54. Vana J, Adamicova K, Johanes R, Zacharova O, Ammerová E, Solek R. [Appendiceal mucocele causing pseudomyxoma peritonei]. Zentralbl Chir. 2005;130:177-80 pubmed
    ..The definite diagnosis was established 11 years after appendectomy for appendiceal mucocele. In the paper the authors emphasize the need for correct retrospective evaluation of all data in patients with ..
  55. Maia D, Merly F, Castro W, Gomez R. A survey of oral biopsies in Brazilian pediatric patients. ASDC J Dent Child. 2000;67:128-31, 83 pubmed
    ..cyst in the maxillary anterior region, followed by inflammatory fibrous hyperplasia in the same region, and mucocele in the lower lip. Cysts of the jaws and oral soft tissues comprised 26.1 percent of total oral biopsies...
  56. Tynan J, Marshall G, Gray R. Answer to case of the month #107. Appendiceal mucocele as a presentation of mucinous adenocarcinoma. Can Assoc Radiol J. 2006;57:117-9 pubmed
  57. Yoon K, Park Y, Kim H, Lim S. Optic neuropathy caused by a mucocele in an Onodi cell. Jpn J Ophthalmol. 2006;50:296-8 pubmed
  58. Jones A, Franklin C. An analysis of oral and maxillofacial pathology found in children over a 30-year period. Int J Paediatr Dent. 2006;16:19-30 pubmed
    ..Since the epidemiology of diseases is variable between regions, the authors carried out Europe's first paediatric-based survey of oral and maxillofacial pathology specimens submitted for diagnosis...
  59. Tan C, Yong V, Yip L, Amrith S. An unusual presentation of a giant frontal sinus mucocele manifesting with a subcutaneous forehead mass. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2005;34:397-8 pubmed
    To describe the unusual manifestation of a giant frontal sinus mucocele.
  60. Ide F, Kusama K. Myxoglobulosis-like change in a lower lip mucocele. Histopathology. 2002;40:575-6 pubmed
  61. Toledano A, Herraiz C, Mate A, Plaza G, Aparicio J, de los Santos G, et al. Mucocele of the middle turbinate: a case report. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002;126:442-4 pubmed