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Primary peritoneal carcinoma

Disease definition

Primary peritoneal carcinoma (PPC) is a rare malignant tumor of the peritoneal cavity of extra-ovarian origin, clinically and histologically similar to advanced-stage serous ovarian carcinoma (see this term).


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • EOPPC
    • Extra-ovarian primary peritoneal carcinoma
    • PPC
    • Primary peritoneal serous carcinoma
    • Serous surface papillary carcinoma
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Unknown 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: C48.2
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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