Pseudomyxoma retroperitonei, also known as pseudomyxoma extraperitonei, is mucinous collection in the retroperitoneum, usually due to retroperitoneal rupture of a primary mucinous appendiceal tumour in a retrocaecal
His official website said: "A diagnosis of appendix abscess surrounding a retrocaecal
appendicitis has been confirmed.
An ultrasonographic and CT scan of the abdomen revealed the presence of a cystic mass (max diameter 60 mm) in the retrocaecal
adipose tissue that was in proximity of the caecum, appendix and ileum.
The appendix, 3 cm in length, was retrocaecal
, acutely inflamed and perforated.
The tip of the other appendix was retrocaecal
having a perforation in the middle third with its base at the confluence of the tenia.
This revealed a retrocaecal
gas and fluid collection (Fig.
4) The appendix should also not be in its retrocaecal
position (25% of cases) or subserosal (5% of cases).