pseudomyxoma

pseudomyxoma

 [soo″do-mik-so´mah]
1. a mass of epithelial mucus resembling a myxoma.
pseudomyxoma peritone´i the presence in the peritoneal cavity of mucoid material from a ruptured ovarian cyst or a ruptured mucocele of the appendix.

pseu·do·myx·o·ma

(sū'dō-mik-sō'mă),
A gelatinous mass resembling a myxoma but composed of mucus.

pseudomyxoma

/pseu·do·myx·o·ma/ (-mik-so´mah)
1. a mass of epithelial mucus resembling a myxoma.

pseudomyxoma peritone´i  the presence in the peritoneal cavity of mucoid matter from a ruptured ovarian cyst or a ruptured mucocele of the appendix.

pseudomyxoma

[-miksō′mə]
a mucus-rich tumor.

pseu·do·myx·o·ma

(sū'dō-miks-ō'mă)
A gelatinous mass resembling a myxoma but composed of epithelial mucus.

pseudomyxoma

a mass of epithelial mucus resembling a myxoma.

pseudomyxoma peritonei
the presence in the peritoneal cavity of mucoid material from a ruptured ovarian cyst or a ruptured mucocele.
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Mucinous subtypes have the potential to behave aggressively and may result in pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP).
The former St Helens and Hull FC star died of pseudomyxoma peritonei, a rare abdominal cancer, in November 2013.
Pseudomyxoma Peritonei -- Two (2) grants of up to $50,000 for a clinical research study related to the diagnosis and/or treatment of Pseudomyxoma Peritonei (PMP).
Melissa Lacey, 33, has stage four signet ring cell appendix cancer - also known as pseudomyxoma peritonei - as well as bowel, ovarian and peritoneal cancer.
Music producer Jenny spent three weeks in hospital recovering from the surgery to combat the rare cancer pseudomyxoma peritonei - or PMP - which affects one in a million people and killed Breakfast at Tiffany's actress Audrey Hepburn.
Reported findings on CT include ascites, large omental masses, and low density peritoneal lesions with peripheral enhancement mimicking peritoneal carcinomatosis or pseudomyxoma peritonei.
The Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee (WHSCC) said cytoreductive surgery and heated chemotherapy, which forms the treatment for patients with pseudomyxoma peritonei, is not routinely commission by them.
The most frequent presenting symptoms of these tumors are those mimicking appendicitis, but they may also present with general abdominal pain, ascites, or peritoneal spread and pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP).
Pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP), also known as 'jelly belly', 'gelatinous ascites' or 'false mucinous tumour of the peritoneum', is a rare complication with an estimated incidence of one to two cases per million per year.
This is the neoplasm of the appendix that is most commonly the cause of pseudomyxoma peritonei, a complication characterized by noninvasive mucinous deposits throughout the peritoneum (Figure 2).
It was seven years ago he was diagnosed pseudomyxoma peritonei with the prognosis being he was likely to die within months.