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October 1967

Bluish Translucent Umbilical Lesions of Pseudomyxoma Peritonei

Author Affiliations

Charlottesville, Va

From the Department of Dermatology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Va.

Arch Dermatol. 1967;96(4):462-463. doi:10.1001/archderm.1967.01610040112021

A patient is described with blue, translucent masses of the umbilicus, which were shown to be cyst-like collections of the mucin of pseudomyxoma peritonei. The intraperitoneal condition presented in a superficial, clinically apparent position in this patient because of an umbilical hernia.

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