In pseudomyxoma peritonei, mucinous implants develop on peritoneal surfaces and omentum, often resulting in gelatinous ascites. Definitive treatment has not been established. Adjunctive radiation therapy or chemotherapy following laparotomy has improved survival in some patients.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||American Family Physician|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1986|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Family Practice