Pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) is a rare complication of mucinous
tumours of appendiceal or ovarian origin that results in peritoneal
and omental implants. Clinical morbidity and mortality arise
from the fact that copious amounts of extracellular and peritoneal
mucin result in distortion and loss of function of visceral organs.
Therapeutic paracentesis is not possible because of the nature of
the mucin. Currently, new techniques are being used to attempt
to debulk the mucin volume; none, however, has lead to superior