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An interesting case of Appendicular Mucinous Adenocarcinoma with Pseudomyxoma peritonei



Abstract : Mucinous Adenocarcinoma arising from Appendix with associated Pseudomyxoma peritonei is a rare clinical entity.Here we report a case of 49year old male patient, who presented to the OP with an abdominal mass of size 20cm by 15cm.Usg,CT,MRI showed suspected Bowel mass or   Retroperitoneal mass.CT guided biopsy and Laparoscopic biopsy from the mass turned to be inconclusive.Due to the diagnostic dilemma Explorative Laparotomy and Debulking surgery of the mucinous omental caking were done.After HPE the final diagnosis is Appendicular Mucinous Adenocarcinoma with Pseudomyxoma peritonei.This case is being presented for its rarity.


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