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Pseudomyxoma peritonei.

Authors
  • Paulman, P
  • Klug, R
Type
Published Article
Journal
American family physician
Publication Date
Apr 01, 1986
Volume
33
Issue
4
Pages
173–174
Identifiers
PMID: 3962835
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In pseudomyxoma peritonei, mucinous implants develop on peritoneal surfaces and omentum, often resulting in gelatinous ascites. Definitive treatment has not been established. Adjunctive radiation therapy or chemotherapy following laparotomy has improved survival in some patients.

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