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.

pseu·do·myx·o·ma

(sū'dō-miks-ō'mă)
A gelatinous mass resembling a myxoma but composed of epithelial mucus.
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On Sunday, her patients, colleagues, friends and family raised more than PS8,000 taking part in a charity walk through the town in aid of Pseudomyxoma Survivor, which funds research into Georgina's incredibly rare cancer.
Another case of low grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasm presented with pseudomyxoma peritonei.
While removing the appendix, it was discovered that Rachel had a very rare cancerous tumour known as pseudomyxoma peritonei, or PMP for short.
She's also been fundraising for appendix cancer charity Pseudomyxoma Survivor, with the help of the "amazing" community in Rothbury, who've rallied around to support Georgina, her family, and the Rothbury GP Practice.
Prognostic factors of a large retrospective series of mucinous borderline tumors of the ovary (excluding peritoneal pseudomyxoma).
Pseudomyxoma peritonei is a clinical condition characterized by extensive intraperitoneal spread of mucus associated with a variety of mucinous tumors.
Mayana, who was nominated for the trip by friends and family, was chosen for continuing to "smile and support the rest of her family" and raising money for charity after her mum, Jemily, was diagnosed a rare form of cancer called pseudomyxoma peitonei (PMP).
peritoneal mesothelioma and peritoneal pseudomyxoma peritonei) and PC derived from colon or ovarian cancers receive optimal cytoreductive surgery accompanied by hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) with a curative intent with encouraging outcomes.
These tumors may rarely lead to pseudomyxoma peritonei, similar to other mucinous tumors.