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Case 3417

Aspecific presentation of a cystadenocarcinoma originating from the appendix

Author(s)
Van Kerkhove F, Coenegrachts K, Gabriël C, Steyaert L, Casselman JW
 
Patient
female, 82 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    An ultrasonographic image showing the presence of a large cystic mass with a slightly...
     

    An ultrasonographic image showing the presence of a large cystic mass with a slightly hyperechogenic and heterogeneous content. This cystic mass is delineated by a thick wall.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Ultrasonographic images showing a large cystic mass with slightly hyperechogenic and heterogenous content;

    An ultrasonographic image showing the presence of a large cystic mass with a slightly hyperechogenic and heterogeneous content. This cystic mass is delineated by a thick wall.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Ultrasonographic images showing a large cystic mass with slightly hyperechogenic and heterogenous content;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    A CT image showing the presence of a large cystic mass with discrete enhancement of its wall
     

    A CT image showing the presence of a large cystic mass with discrete enhancement of its wall. A limited infiltration of the surrounding mesenteric fatty tissue is noted.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT images showing a large cystic mass with discrete enhancement of its wall;

    A CT image showing the presence of a large cystic mass with discrete enhancement of its wall. A limited infiltration of the surrounding mesenteric fatty tissue is noted.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT images showing a large cystic mass with discrete enhancement of its wall;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    A CT image showing an oral contrast agent in the lumen of the cystic mass
     

    A CT image showing the presence of a delicate amount of an oral contrast agent (indicated by white arrows) in the lumen of the cystic mass.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT images showing oral contrast agent in the lumen of the cystic mass;

    A CT image showing the presence of a delicate amount of an oral contrast agent (indicated by white arrows) in the lumen of the cystic mass.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT images showing oral contrast agent in the lumen of the cystic mass;

    A CT image showing the presence of a delicate amount of an oral contrast agent (indicated by white arrows) in the lumen of the cystic mass.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT images showing oral contrast agent in the lumen of the cystic mass;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    A CT image showing air in the lumen of the cystic mass
     

    A CT image showing the presence of a small amount of air in the lumen of the cystic mass.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT images showing air in the lumen of the cystic mass;

    A CT image showing the presence of a small amount of air in the lumen of the cystic mass.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT images showing air in the lumen of the cystic mass;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    A gross specimen of the resected appendix
     

    A gross specimen of the resected appendix.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Gross specimen of the resected appendix;

    A gross specimen of the resected appendix.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Gross specimen of the resected appendix;
     
     
An ultrasonographic image showing the presence of a large cystic mass with a slightly hyperechogenic and heterogeneous content. This cystic mass is delineated by a thick wall.
 
An ultrasonographic image showing the presence of a large cystic mass with a slightly hyperechogenic and heterogeneous content. This cystic mass is delineated by a thick wall.
 
A CT image showing the presence of a large cystic mass with discrete enhancement of its wall. A limited infiltration of the surrounding mesenteric fatty tissue is noted.
 
A CT image showing the presence of a large cystic mass with discrete enhancement of its wall. A limited infiltration of the surrounding mesenteric fatty tissue is noted.
 
A CT image showing the presence of a delicate amount of an oral contrast agent (indicated by white arrows) in the lumen of the cystic mass.
 
A CT image showing the presence of a delicate amount of an oral contrast agent (indicated by white arrows) in the lumen of the cystic mass.
 
A CT image showing the presence of a delicate amount of an oral contrast agent (indicated by white arrows) in the lumen of the cystic mass.
 
A CT image showing the presence of a small amount of air in the lumen of the cystic mass.
 
A CT image showing the presence of a small amount of air in the lumen of the cystic mass.
 
A gross specimen of the resected appendix.
 
A gross specimen of the resected appendix.
 
 
 
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