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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The cancer had spread from his appendix and became what's called a Pseudomyxoma Peritonei.
Memorials can be made to ACPMP Research Foundation (Appendix Cancer Pseudomyxoma Peritonel Research Foundation) or to the family.
2 Cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and HIPEC have become the standard of care for management of peritoneal mesothelioma and pseudomyxoma peritonei.
Morphologically these are large, unilateral masses containing enhancing solid components and hemorrhage, occasionally with pseudomyxoma peritonei.
sup][9] Hence, HIPEC is now considered a treatment option for gastric cancer, colorectal cancer with carcinomatosis or pseudomyxoma peritonei in the selected cases.
Before this horrendous disease took hold of her, Melissa embarked upon many a feat which included abseiling and skydiving, not to mention the raising of thousands of pounds for the Pseudomyxoma Survivor charity.
Carcinoma appendix is usually well-differentiated mucinous adenocarcinoma, which tend to perforate and produce Pseudomyxoma peritonei and do not metastasise until late in the disease process.
The former St Helens and Hull FC star died of pseudomyxoma peritonei, a rare abdominal cancer, in November 2013, aged 39.
Spilled mucoid material may contain neoplastic cells, causing pseudomyxoma peritonei (2) and resulting in a 50% 5-year survival.
By a stroke of good fortune, her surgeon had experience of pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) - the "one in a million" cancer.
Differential diagnoses are numerous, including cystic lymphangioma, mucinous cystadenoma, cystic teratoma, cystic mesothelioma, mullerian cyst, epidermoid cyst, tailgut cyst, bronchogenic cyst, cystic changes in a solid neoplasm, pseudomyxoma retroperitoneal, perianal mucinous carcinoma, pancreatic pseudocyst, lymphocele, urinoma, hematoma, cystadenoma of mesonephric origin, and cavernous hemangioma Dinesh [8].
Despite their presumed low malignant potential, pseudomyxoma peritonei is a potential adverse sequela and long-term surveillance of urachal mucinous cystic tumours is important.