Pseudomyxoma peritonei secondary to mucocele of the appendix

Susan Ackerman, Lisa Baron, Abid Irshad

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A 58-year-old female presents with abdominal distension. Her past medical history is significant for hysterectomy ten years ago, reason unknown. Physical examination was positive for ascites. Laboratory findings included an elevated CEA level (carcinogenembryonic antigen). Radiology workup included an ultrasound initially and then a computed tomography (CT) of the abdomen and pelvis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)28-29
Number of pages2
JournalApplied Radiology
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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