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Dysphagia as an unusual complication of pleural mesothelioma

Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons–Pakistan. 2008 Jan;18(1):43-4. [Link]

Khan S, Butt N, Moin T, Bajwa F.

Department of Surgery, Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals,NHS Foundation Trust, UK.

Abstract

Dysphagia is an unusual presentation of pleural mesothelioma and carries a grim prognosis. A case of an elderly patient is presented herein, in whom the diagnosis was confirmed histologically, and the patient was still surviving 6 months after palliation.

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