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CASE REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 258-260

Adenocarcinoma of urachal cyst associated with pseudomyxoma peritonei masquerading as abdominal tuberculosis: A case report and review of literature


Department of General Surgery, Surgical Unit I - Services Hospital, Services Institute of Medical Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan

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Kamran Khalid
House No. 321-A, Johar Town, Lahore 53780
Pakistan
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.40626

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A case of 14-year-old girl is reported who presented with features of tuberculous subacute intestinal obstruction. Exploratory laparotomy revealed a urachal cyst associated with pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP). Histopathology confirmed a moderately differentiated mucin secreting adenocarcinoma of urachal cyst associated with PMP. The adenocarcinoma of urachal cyst associated with PMP is further reviewed.


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