mucocoele

mucocoele

A usually harmless cyst-like body filled with MUCUS. Mucocoeles occur in various parts of the body when mucus secreted by a MUCOUS MEMBRANE is unable to escape though normal channels. They may cause local damage by compressing or displacing other structures.
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Mucocoele and mucinous tumours of the appendix: A review of the literature.
A presumptive diagnosis of a mucocoele was made and an endoscopic transnasal sphenoidotomy confirmed the diagnosis.
Delayed secondary complications related to MiTLAF include frontal recess obstruction, mucocoele formation, and higher rates of revision surgery [2, 3].
Jongsma and Puylaert presented a case in which a lesion initially thought to be an appendiceal abscess was later found to be a complicated appendiceal mucocoele [7].
Cystic lesions Male Female Total Percentage type Radicular cyst 4 6 10 15.6 Dentigerous 15 6 21 32.8 cyst Globulo- 3 0 3 4.7 maxillary cyst Nasolabial cyst 0 3 3 4.7 Odontogenic 3 0 3 4.7 keratocyst Cystic 3 0 3 4.7 ameloblastona Periodontal 4 8 12 18.8 cyst Dermoid cyst 2 0 2 3.1 Aneurysmal 0 1 1 1.6 bone cyst Calcified 0 1 1 1.6 odontogenic cyst Mucocoele 0 3 3 4.7 Nasopalatine 0 1 1 1.6 cyst Frontocoele 1 0 1 1.6 Total 35 29 64 100 [X.sup.2] = 23.47; p = 0.002.
Optic atrophy due to Curvularia lunata mucocoele. Pituitary, 2007; 10:295-7.
Mucocoele with adhesions###23(2.45%)###3(0.32%)###26
All these patients were admitted either through emergency or surgical out-patient department with the diagnosis of biliary colic, cholelithiasis, acute cholecystitis, empyema gall bladder and mucocoele of gall bladder.
Imaging of Mucocoele of the Appendix with Emphasis on CT Findings.
For example, with the C[O.sub.2] laser, the removal of a mucocoele takes 3-5 minutes; a gingivectomy 2 minutes; a maxillary fraenectomy 1.5 minutes; and a lingual fraenectomy 2 minutes [Huang et al., 2007; Kato and Wijeyeweera, 2007].
Obstruction of cystic duct thus produces mucocoele of gallbladder.