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  • 1 Kanizsai Dorottya Hospital Department of Surgery Nagykanizsa Hungary
  • 2 Kanizsai Dorottya Hospital Department of Pediatrics Nagykanizsa Hungary
  • 3 Kanizsai Dorottya Hospital Department of Pathology Nagykanizsa Hungary
  • 4 Kanizsai Dorottya Hospital Department of Radiology Nagykanizsa Hungary
  • 5 Erkel Ferenc u. 1/B H-8800 Nagykanizsa Hungary
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We present an 11-year-old male child with an enormous appendix that was regarded as an appendiceal mucocele. The disorder is very rare and usually appears in middle aged patients. It is a clinical diagnosis. It could cause a variety of symptoms, especially, acute appendicitis and unidentified lesion in the right iliac fossa. According to the reasons, it could be just a curiosity without any relevancy or the sign of a malignant lesion with bad prognostic factors. The histopathological findings prove the origin.

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