Mucinous cystadenoma of the appendix - a rare case report

Radhika Yajaman Gurumurthy., Nadig Siddharth Shankar., Mohan Raj C.S and Nadig Sriram

Mucinous cystadenoma is rare but is the most common benign appendiceal tumor. Although a benign tumor, mucinous cystadenoma can be a devastating condition if not treated optimally, as it can lead to pseudomyxoma peritonei. However, with appropriate treatment this tumor has excellent prognosis. Thus accurate diagnosis and optimal treatment is very essential in case of this tumor. In this case report we describe the clinical and histopathological features of appendiceal mucinous cystadenoma.

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