PMID: 15239434Jul 9, 2004Paper

Imaging findings of urachal mucinous cystadenocarcinoma associated with pseudomyxoma peritonei

Acta Radiologica
Mayumi TakeuchiHisanori Uehara


Pseudomyxoma peritonei is an uncommon neoplastic condition in which gelatinous fluid-like materials are observed in the peritoneal cavity caused by the dissemination of mucinous adenocarcinoma. Although ruptured appendiceal mucocele is the most common cause, tumors arising from other organs may also cause pseudomyxoma peritonei. We report the imaging findings of an extremely rare case of urachal mucinous adenocarcinoma associated with pseudomyxoma peritonei on computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging with histopathologic correlation.


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