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Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Summary

Description: A condition characterized by poorly-circumscribed gelatinous masses filled with malignant mucin-secreting cells. Forty-five percent of pseudomyxomas arise from the ovary, usually in a mucinous cystadenocarcinoma (CYSTADENOCARCINOMA, MUCINOUS), which has prognostic significance. Pseudomyxoma peritonei must be differentiated from mucinous spillage into the peritoneum by a benign mucocele of the appendix. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)

Also Known As: Gelatinous Ascites; Syndrome of Pseudomyxoma Peritonei; Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Syndrome; Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Syndromes; Ascites, Gelatinous

Networked: 267 relevant articles (21 outcomes, 17 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Pseudomyxoma Peritonei

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Mucins : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 64 results : IBA
  2. Cisplatin (Platino) : 2 outcomes in 9 results : FDA 6 Generic
  3. Fluorouracil (Carac) : 2 outcomes in 7 results : FDA 33 Generic
  4. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin) : 2 outcomes in 4 results : FDA 12 Generic
  5. Glucose (Dextrose) : 1 outcome 1 study in 10 results : FDA 175 Generic
  6. Hydrogen Peroxide (Hydroperoxide) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 1 Generic
  7. Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 18 Generic
  8. Antigens : 1 outcome in 6 results : IBA
  9. Dextrans (Dextran) : 1 outcome in 4 results : FDA 4
  10. Carcinoembryonic Antigen : 1 outcome in 4 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Pseudomyxoma Peritonei

  1. Ascites
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  3. Appendiceal Neoplasms (Appendix Cancer)
  4. Peritoneal Diseases
  5. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis)
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Key Therapies for Pseudomyxoma Peritonei

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 10 outcomes 8 studies in 113 results
  2. Laparotomy : 1 outcome in 17 results
  3. Catheters : 1 outcome in 1 result
  4. Appendectomy : 1 study in 10 results
  5. Palliative Care (Palliative Medicine) : 1 study in 3 results
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