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Pseudomyxoma peritonei


Other Names for this Disease
  • PMP
  • Syndrome of pseudomyxoma peritonei
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  • I have been diagnosed with a benign pseudomyxoma peritonei.  Most of the information I have found relates to the malignant type.  I had a hysterectomy and appendectomy with debulking three weeks ago.  I was told I had a large ovarian tumor plus a tumor on my appendix, which seemed to be the one secreting mucus. What is the treatment for this condition? Click here for answer