Pseudomyxoma Peritonei

Pseudomyxoma peritonei

Engelsk definition

A peritoneal adenocarcinoma characterized by build-up of MUCUS in the PERITONEAL CAVITY. Mucus secreting cells may attach to the peritoneal lining and continue to secrete mucus. The majority of cases represent tumor spread from a primary low grade mucinous neoplasm of the APPENDIX (NCI Thesaurus).

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Engelska synonymer

Gelatinous Ascites Syndrome of Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Syndrome Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Syndromes Ascites, Gelatinous