Pseudomyxoma peritonei.

  title={Pseudomyxoma peritonei.},
  author={Frank L Hinson and N Simon Ambrose},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  volume={85 10},
BACKGROUND Pseudomyxoma peritonei is an unusual condition in which gelatinous fluid collections are associated with mucinous implants on the peritoneal surfaces and omentum. The pathological origin and ideal treatment of the condition are subjects of debate. METHODS An unrestricted Medline search over 1986-1997 was performed for pseudomyxoma peritonei. RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS There is increasing evidence that pseudomyxoma peritonei is a neoplastic condition which usually arises from a… CONTINUE READING


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