A rare cause of ascites: pseudomyxoma peritonei and a review of the literature

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Authors

Colleges, School and Institutes

External organisations

  • School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham
  • Department of Gastroenterology; Good Hope Hospital; Sutton Coldfield United Kingdom

Abstract

Pseudomyxoma peritonei is rare. The rarity is highlighted by the lack of published evidence regarding management. The latest treatments have altered the prognosis of a once incurable disease. This report serves to both raise awareness and critically appraise the literature regarding the latest management.

Details

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)156-159
JournalClinical Case Reports
Volume3
Issue number3
Early online date4 Dec 2014
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2015

Keywords

  • Ascites, mucinous adenocarcinoma, mucinous ascites, peritoneal mucinous tumor, pseudomyxoma peritonei