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J Korean Radiol Soc. 1972 Dec;8(4):311-316. Korean. Original Article. https://doi.org/10.3348/jkrs.1972.8.4.311
Han JS , Kwun CS .
Abstract

A case of pseudomyxoma peritonei probably due to ruptured appendiceal mucocele associated with multiple cartilagenous exostosis was observed on January 6, 1968 at Chonnam University Hospital in a 28 year old mald whose chief complaints were abdominal distention, severe abdominal pain, tenderness in the right lower quadrant, vomiting, fever elevation, and palpable soft masses in the abdomen. The patient received three times of operation, irrigation of the peritoneal cavity by Nitromin on operation, and injection of Nitromic post-operatively for 4 years and 9 months duration from January 6, 1968 to October 5, 1972 and is still active in his daily works at the present moment. Pathophysiology, etiological disease, incidence, age and sex distribution, pathology, majorclinical symptoms and signs, and treatment and prognosis of pseudomyxoma peritonei are discussed with a review of literature.

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