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Pseudomyxoma Peritonei

Pseudomyxoma Peritonei: Introduction

Pseudomyxoma Peritonei: A rare type of cancer where mucous-producing cancer cells in the abdomen produce excessive mucous. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pseudomyxoma Peritonei is available below.

Symptoms of Pseudomyxoma Peritonei

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Pseudomyxoma Peritonei: Complications

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Causes of Pseudomyxoma Peritonei

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Disease Topics Related To Pseudomyxoma Peritonei

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Pseudomyxoma Peritonei: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Pseudomyxoma Peritonei

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning)...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course,...read more »

Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi. See melanoma and spitz nevi....read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some...read more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Pseudomyxoma Peritonei

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Pseudomyxoma Peritonei: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Pseudomyxoma Peritonei

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Clinical Trials for Pseudomyxoma Peritonei

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Pseudomyxoma Peritonei: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Pseudomyxoma Peritonei:

Pseudomyxoma Peritonei is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Pseudomyxoma Peritonei, or a subtype of Pseudomyxoma Peritonei, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Pseudomyxoma Peritonei as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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