Author: Metin Yadigaroğlu
Date: 24 October 2019

A 42 yo male, admitted to the ED
Complain; Right lower quadrant pain +, Nausea +.
For along 1 day and exacerbated gradually.
History; Smoker +.
Comorbidity: None.
Vitals: Stable.
Phy.Exam: Rebound Tenderness +, Defense + on RLQ.
POCUS by EP: Appendiceal mucocele +.
Blood tests: Infective parameters increased +.
Operated by General Surgery.
Caution: Possible mucinous carcinoma even if the mucocele is asymptomatic


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