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Pseudomyxoma Peritonei MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pseudomyxoma Peritonei
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.470.200.025.075.500
C04.557.470.590.075.500
Unique ID
D011553
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011553
Annotation
neoplastic
Scope Note
A peritoneal adenocarcinoma characterized by build-up of MUCUS in the PERITONEAL CAVITY. Mucus secreting cells may attach to the peritoneal lining and continue to secrete mucus. The majority of cases represent tumor spread from a primary low-grade mucinous neoplasm of the APPENDIX (NCI Thesaurus).
Entry Term(s)
Ascites, Gelatinous
Gelatinous Ascites
Syndrome of Pseudomyxoma Peritonei
Previous Indexing
Ascitic Fluid (1968-1986)
Peritoneal Neoplasms (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note
87
History Note
87
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/04/18
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Preferred
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