Pseudomyxoma peritonei

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What is pseudomyxoma peritonei?

Pseudomyxoma peritonei begins as a small polyp-like growth in the appendix. Over time, growth spreads into the lining of the abdominal cavity and produces mucus, and forms into jelly-like fluid called mucin.

Common symptoms reported by people with pseudomyxoma peritonei

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Treatments taken by people with pseudomyxoma peritonei

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Who has pseudomyxoma peritonei on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 1
50s 3
60s 1
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 5

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 2
Not Diagnosed 0

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