Pseudomixoma peritonei associated with appendiceal cistoadenoma rupture: case report
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Appendiceal mucocele represents specimen finding in 0.2-0.3% out of appendectomies. The rupture or perforation in peritoneal cavity might cause pseudomixoma peritonei (PMP), with multiple mucinous deposits in the abdominal cavity. We report a case of PMP caused by a perforated appendiceal cistoadeonoma.
KEY WORDS: Pseudomixoma peritonei - Appendiceal mucocele - Appendiceal cistoadenoma - Rupture - Surgery