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Clival Mucocele: A Rare Yet not Forgotten Pathology.

Ear Nose Throat J 2021 Jun 10:1455613211021176. Epub 2021 Jun 10.

South West Neurosurgery Unit, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK.

Primary clival mucoceles are a rare clinical entity that usually represents an incidental finding on computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging scanning. There are only a few reports in the literature of patients who presented with vague symptoms such as headaches, facial paresthesia, and numbness. Clival mucoceles can also be secondary, by extension of a sphenoid mucocele to the clivus. Read More

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A rare case of invasive non-typeable spondylodiscitis and periprosthetic joint infection.

J Bone Jt Infect 2021 2;6(6):207-209. Epub 2021 Jun 2.

Gustave Dron Hospital, 59200, Tourcoing, France.

A non-typeable (NTHi) was responsible for an invasive infection including bacteremia, spondylodiscitis with epidural abscess, and periprosthetic hip infection in a 79-year-old woman, triggered by a superinfected ethmo-orbital mucocele. Surgical drainage and antibiotic therapy allowed recovery. PET-scan full cartography of NTHi infection dissemination enabled the discovery of spondylodiscitis. Read More

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Isolated sphenoid sinus opacification is often asymptomatic and is not referred for otolaryngology consultation.

Sci Rep 2021 Jun 7;11(1):11902. Epub 2021 Jun 7.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2-2 Yamada-oka, Suita, Osaka, 565-0871, Japan.

Isolated sphenoid sinus opacifications (ISSOs) are clinically important because they can lead to serious complications. However, some patients with ISSOs are asymptomatic, and not all patients are properly referred to the otolaryngology department. Because past studies of ISSOs focused only on patients who received treatment, in this study we selected ISSO cases based on radiology reports, then determined whether these patients had symptoms and were appropriately referred for specialty care. Read More

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Mucocele of the tongue: A case report and review of literature.

J Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2021 Mar 19;25(Suppl 1):S37-S41. Epub 2021 Mar 19.

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Government Dental College and Hospital, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India.

Mucoceles are common cystic lesions in the oral cavity. It may occur in different locations in the oral mucosa due to trauma or obstruction of minor salivary gland ducts with the lower lip as the predominant site. However, mucoceles located on the ventral surface of the tongue originating from the anterior lingual salivary glands are extremely rare and often overlooked during screening procedures because of their asymptomatic nature. Read More

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Surgical Outcomes of Single-Port Laparoscopic Surgery Compared With Conventional Laparoscopic Surgery for Appendiceal Mucinous Neoplasm.

Ann Coloproctol 2021 Jun 4. Epub 2021 Jun 4.

Department of Surgery, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Korea.

Purpose: This study aimed to evaluate the safety and feasibility of single-port laparoscopic surgery (SLS) for appendiceal mucinous neoplasm (AMN) when compared with conventional laparoscopic surgery (CLS).

Methods: This retrospective study enrolled patients who underwent surgery for AMN between July 2014 and June 2020 at Seoul National University Bundang Hospital. Patient demographics, surgical data, pathology, hospital stay, postoperative morbidity, and follow-up data were extracted from electronic records for analysis. Read More

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Gastrointestinal: Mucocele appendix with atypical "volcano sign".

J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2021 May 30. Epub 2021 May 30.

Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Max Superspeciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi, India.

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Agger nasi mucocele cause nasolacrimal duct obstruction and chronic dacryocystitis: clinical profile, management and outcome.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 May 24;14(5). Epub 2021 May 24.

Department of Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Padova, Padova, Italy.

Epiphora is the first symptom of acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO), which may be due to various causes, including paranasal sinuses and tumours of the nasal cavity. A 28-year-old male patient presented chronic dacryocystitis with left-sided epiphora. Endoscopically, a bulging of the lateral nasal wall at the left-sided agger nasi area was noted. Read More

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Management of Mucoceles, Sialoceles, and Ranulas.

Otolaryngol Clin North Am 2021 Jun;54(3):543-551

Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Shadyside Hospital, Suite 211, 5200 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA. Electronic address:

Mucoceles are common salivary gland disorders. Mucoceles are benign, mucus-filled extravasation pseudocysts that commonly arise on the lower lip of children and young adults. Although surgical excision is commonly performed to remove these lesions, other treatments include marsupialization, micromarsupialization laser ablation, cryotherapy, intralesional steroid injection, and sclerosing agents. Read More

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'A Down and Out Eye': Case Report of a Primary Ethmoid Mucocele.

Cureus 2021 Apr 12;13(4):e14432. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Galway, Galway, IRL.

Paranasal sinus mucoceles are benign, locally expansile masses of the paranasal sinuses that are lined by epithelial cells. They result from obstruction of sinus ostia. The close proximity of paranasal sinus mucoceles to the orbit and skull base predisposing the patient to significant morbidity. Read More

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Giant appendiceal mucocele mimicking an ovarian tumour.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 May 13;14(5). Epub 2021 May 13.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jeonbuk National University Medical School, Research Institute of Clinical Medicine of Jeonbuk National Universiy-Biomedical Research Institute, Jeonbuk National University Hospital, Jeonju, The Republic of Korea

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Low-Grade Appendiceal Mucinous Neoplasm (LAMN) Primarily Diagnosed as an Ovarian Mucinous Tumor.

Case Rep Surg 2021 22;2021:5523736. Epub 2021 Apr 22.

Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Larissa, Greece.

Background: Low-grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasms (LAMN) are detected in 0.7 to 1.7% of all appendicectomies. Read More

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Transoral approach for mandibular and sublingual sialoadenectomy in a cat.

Can Vet J 2021 05;62(5):497-500

Zoolife, Via Cavalleggeri Udine, 41, Mezzolombardo, Italy 38017 (Dallago); University of Turin Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Largo Paolo Braccini, 2, Grugliasco, Italy 10095 (Buracco).

Sialocele is an uncommon condition in cats. The treatment of choice for sublingual sialocele is excision of the ipsilateral mandibular and sublingual salivary gland/duct complex. Lateral and ventral cervical approaches have been described for mandibular-sublingual sialoadenectomy; however, the transoral approach, described here, has never been reported in cats. Read More

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Mucocele-like Lesion of the Breast Diagnosed on Core Biopsy: Histologic and Clinical Analysis of 78 Cases With Focus on Features Associated With Upgrade.

Arch Pathol Lab Med 2021 Apr 30. Epub 2021 Apr 30.

From the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (Towne, Ginter), Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York.

Context.—: Mucocele-like lesion of the breast (MLL) is an uncommon entity, and recent studies show low rates of upgrade from core needle biopsy (CNB) to excision.

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Congenital Mucocele of the Nasal Dorsum: A Case Report.

Turk Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2021 Mar 26;59(1):84-87. Epub 2021 Mar 26.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Vehbi Koç Foundation American Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey.

Congenital nasal dorsum cysts are very rare lesions. Its differential diagnosis lies between gliomas, dermoid cysts and encephaloceles. We present a case of solitary congenital external nasal cyst with no intranasal fistulous tract connection in a newborn. Read More

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The Use of a Hartmann's Pouch for Bowel Vaginoplasty: A Case Report.

Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2021 Apr 23;9(4):e3546. Epub 2021 Apr 23.

Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Bowel vaginoplasty is a well-described procedure utilizing a pedicled segment of large or small bowel. It has most commonly been used for vaginal agenesis, male-to-female gender affirmation surgery when the phallus skin is not sufficient, or a revision after failure of the primary reconstruction. Our case report describes the usage of a pedicled segment of large bowel to reconstruct the vagina after severe stricture of the original reconstruction. Read More

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Surgical Management of Oral Mucocele: Experience with Marsupialization.

Chander Grover

J Cutan Aesthet Surg 2020 Oct-Dec;13(4):353-356

Department of Dermatology & STD, University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Oral mucoceles are a common and nagging problem. They are proposed to be a result of damage to the minor salivary gland structure, resulting in retention or extravasation of saliva which leads to these cystic lesions. The lesions may often resolve spontaneously but frequently recur, or even epithelialize over long periods of time. Read More

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Sialolithiasis of minor salivary gland: a challenging diagnostic dilemma.

J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg 2021 Apr;47(2):145-148

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

Minor salivary gland sialolithiasis (MSGS) is a not uncommon oral mucosal disease. Its clinical appearance may mimic a mucocyst or other benign submucosal overgrowth. Stasis of saliva, which accompanies MSGS, usually results in minor salivary gland inflammation, with a chronic sialadenitis appearance. Read More

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Frontal sinus pneumocele caused by a maxillary sinus mucocele.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Apr 23;14(4). Epub 2021 Apr 23.

1st Otorhinolaryngology Department, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece.

A sinus pneumocele is a rare entity caused by obstruction of a paranasal sinus ostium. It is characterised by dilation and expansion of the sinus, with subsequent bony erosion. The most probable mechanism is air trapping in the paranasal sinus, via a one-way valve mechanism. Read More

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Repair of frontal sinus fractures: clinical and radiological long-term outcomes.

J Laryngol Otol 2021 May 21;135(5):448-451. Epub 2021 Apr 21.

Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel.

Objective: The long-term clinical and radiological outcomes of patients surgically treated for frontal sinus fracture were assessed.

Methods: A retrospective, single-centre analysis was conducted of patients treated for frontal sinus fracture in a tertiary trauma centre between 2000 and 2017. Patients who underwent surgical repair for frontal sinus fracture followed by clinical and radiographical evaluation for at least six months were included. Read More

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Intracerebral hemorrhage after endoscopic marsupialization of huge frontal sinus mucocele.

Auris Nasus Larynx 2021 Apr 16. Epub 2021 Apr 16.

Department of Neurosurgery, St. Vincent's hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Republic of Korea.

Frontal Mucocele grows gradually and unnoticed as a benign lesion but, as the frontal mucocele expands to and compresses surrounding organs like brain, orbit, etc., it can cause diverse symptoms and signs. Although the surgical approaches of mucocele include open, endoscopic and combined approach, endoscopic marsupialization has been commonly used because endoscopic marsupialization was reported with high success rates, low complication rates and better operative vision. Read More

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Inferior Turbinate Mucocele.

J Craniofac Surg 2021 Jun;32(4):1638-1640

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Chonnam National University Medical School and Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, Jeonnam, South Korea.

Objective: In what follows, it is extremely rare for the inferior turbinate to occur with a mucocele. The authors aim to evaluate the characteristics, clinical features, and treatment outcome of the inferior turbinate mucocele in our hospital.

Patients And Methods: Five patients with radiologically confirmed inferior turbinate mucocele between January 2006 and December 2017 were enrolled in this study. Read More

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Epidemiology, histopathology, clinical outcomes and survival of 50 cases of appendiceal mucinous neoplasms: Retrospective cross-sectional single academic tertiary care hospital experience.

Ann Med Surg (Lond) 2021 Apr 6;64:102199. Epub 2021 Mar 6.

Department of General Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar.

Background: Appendicular neoplasms are rare, most commonly as carcinoids followed by appendicular mucinous neoplasms (AMN). To date, there remains controversy regarding the best treatment of AMN and factors affecting its prognosis.

Method: Retrospective chart review of patients operated for appendicular pathology (January 2011-December 2018, follow up to December 2020) at our institution. Read More

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Influence of normograde versus retrograde catheterization of bile ducts in dogs treated for gallbladder mucocele.

Vet Surg 2021 May 1;50(4):784-793. Epub 2021 Apr 1.

Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, USA.

Objective: To determine the influence of normograde (NG) versus retrograde (RG) catheterization of the cystic duct and common bile duct (CBD) in dogs with gallbladder mucoceles (GBM) treated with open cholecystectomy.

Study Design: Retrospective study.

Animals: Dogs (n = 117) with GBM. Read More

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Comprehensive Review of Biliary Peritonitis.

Top Companion Anim Med 2021 Mar 26;44:100532. Epub 2021 Mar 26.

University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, United States.

Biliary peritonitis is a growing concern in the canine patient and a thorough understanding of the disease will lead to better treatment outcomes. This article reviews the human and veterinary literature pertaining to biliary peritonitis including both scientific reviews and original publications. Compared to human medicine, biliary peritonitis can be difficult to diagnose preoperatively. Read More

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Compartmentalization: An Open Technique for Frontal Sinus Repair and Preservation-Description of Technique and Early Case Series.

J Neurol Surg B Skull Base 2021 Apr 12;82(2):189-195. Epub 2019 Sep 12.

Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas, United States.

 Cranialization or obliteration is widely accepted intervention for traumatic or intentional breach of the frontal sinus. These techniques, however, result in the loss of frontal sinus function and have a persistent risk of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak and mucocele. Compartmentalization is an open technique for repair of the frontal sinus using allograft onlay and a vascularized periosteal flap that allows for preservation of frontal sinus function. Read More

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Prudent planning in management of mucocele of appendix.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2021 Apr 19;81:105766. Epub 2021 Mar 19.

Geetanjali University, Geetanjali Medical College and Hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.

Introduction: Appendiceal mucocele is a rare obstructive dilatation of the appendix caused by intraluminal accumulation of mucoid material. Having no typical clinical picture, patients presenting with lower right quadrant abdominal pain are sometimes mistaken for acute appendicitis. An untreated mucocele may progress leading to high mortality. Read More

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Sialocoele associated with the molar salivary gland in a British Shorthair cat.

JFMS Open Rep 2021 Jan-Jun;7(1):2055116921990307. Epub 2021 Feb 23.

Soft Tissue Surgery, Willows Veterinary Centre and Referral Service, Solihull, UK.

Case Summary: A 16-year-old neutered female British Shorthair cat presented with a 5-year history of swelling lateral to the left mandible that intermittently discharged viscous, clear fluid from a small defect in the skin. CT, ultrasonography, physical characteristics and cytology of the fluid were suggestive of sialocoele. CT showed a large, cavitary, fluid-filled mass lateral to the left mandible. Read More

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February 2021

Entirely endoscopic resection of a complicated juvenile psammomatoid ossifying fibroma of the paranasal sinusitis: Case report and review of the literature.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2021 Apr 13;81:105754. Epub 2021 Mar 13.

ENT Head and Neck Surgery Department, Ibn Rochd University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Hassan II University, 20000, Casablanca, Morocco. Electronic address:

Introduction: Juvenile ossifying fibroma (OF) is a benign fibro-osseous tumor, affecting the bones of the face. It's locally very aggressive, with a strong tendency to recur. We report a case of a juvenile psammomatoid ossifying fibroma (JPOF) complicated with exophthalmos undergoing an entirely endoscopic resection. Read More

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An interesting case report of delayed presentation of visual loss from an Ethmoid Mucocoele. Should we offer emergency decompression?

Int J Surg Case Rep 2021 Apr 17;81:105744. Epub 2021 Mar 17.

Department of ENT, Luton & Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Luton, UK.

Paranasal sinus mucocoeles commonly involve the frontoethmoidal sinuses and can rarely present with vision changes due to expansion and invasion through the orbit. A 50-year-old female presented out of hours with an acute, 16-h history of complete left sided visual loss, on a background of 3 days of visual changes. A left ethmoid mucocoele extending into the left orbital apex causing compression of the optic nerve was diagnosed on imaging. Read More

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[Fronto-orbital pyocel].

Rev Prat 2020 09;70(7):753

Service de neurochirurgie, hôpital militaire Avicenne, Marrakech, Maroc.

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September 2020