Pseudomyxoma peritonei (appendiceal origin)

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Non-specific abdominal pain and distension

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

Diffuse peritoneal fluid and calcified cystic lesions throughout peritoneal cavity, especially around the spleen. Note Sister Mary Joseph nodule in the umbilicus and calcified mass adjacent to the caecum (in the appendix i.e. origin of the low grade mucinous adenocarcinoma)

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Case information

rID: 17330
Published: 4th Apr 2012
Last edited: 7th Oct 2015
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