Pseudomyxoma peritonei - appendiceal origin

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Non-specific abdominal pain and distension

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
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 cecum (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: 8th Mar 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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