Image Challenge #7


A 31-year-old female presented with a recurrent right lower abdominal pain for one year. Her ultrasound and CT image showed a dilated appendix with dimensions of 10×3.5 cm. Appendectomy is decided.

What is the name of this condition?

Presented by Dr. Ahmed R. Jawad, Consultant Gastroenterology Surgeon, Hepatology and Gastroenterology Center, Najaf, Iraq. 


Answer: Mucocele of the appendix