[Pseudomyxoma peritonei: new concept and new therapeutic approach].

@article{Loungnarath2005PseudomyxomaPN,
  title={[Pseudomyxoma peritonei: new concept and new therapeutic approach].},
  author={Rasmy Loungnarath and Sylvain Causeret and C{\'e}cile Brigand and F N Gilly and Olivier Glehen},
  journal={Annales de chirurgie},
  year={2005},
  volume={130 2},
  pages={
          63-9
        }
}
Pseudomyxoma peritonei is a rare disease, usually diagnosed after the discover of "jelly belly" by laparotomy. With the progress of immunohistochemistry, most authors now acknowledge the appendix to be the principal origin of this disease. Pseudomyxoma peritonei need to considered as border line malignant disease because of its inevitable persistence and progression without adapted therapeutic approach: cytoreductive surgery combined with perioperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy… CONTINUE READING

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