Jelly, Cake, and Scallops

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Pseudomyxoma peritonei is a rare clinical condition that is most commonly secondary to a perforated appendiceal tumour. Here, we present the case of a lady with mucinous adenocarcinoma of the ovary who was diagnosed with pseudomyxoma peritonei on the basis of gelatinous ascites and classical findings on radiology.

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Deep Chakrabarti contributed to conceptualization, patient treatment, image acquisition, manuscript writing and literature search. Abigail Veravolu Resu helped in patient treatment, image acquisition and manuscript writing. Indra Jeet Gupta treated the patient and acquired the images. Arunima Ghosh helped in image acquisition and manuscript writing. All authors have read and approved the final manuscript.

Correspondence to Deep Chakrabarti.

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Chakrabarti, D., Resu, A.V., Gupta, I.J. et al. Jelly, Cake, and Scallops. Indian J Gynecol Oncolog 18, 21 (2020).

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  • Ovarian carcinoma
  • Ovarian adenocarcinoma
  • Mucinous adenocarcinoma
  • Pseudomyxoma peritonei
  • Omental caking
  • Intraperitoneal chemotherapy