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Benign multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma: a rare tumour of the abdomen

Case Reports in Surgery 2015 [Link] Somasundaram S, Khajanchi M, Vaja T, Jajoo B, Dey AK. Abstract Benign multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma: a rare tumor of the abdomen, is a diagnostic dilemma. This report emphasizes the importance of diagnostic laparoscopy in the diagnosis of the tumour.

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18F-fluoro-2-deoxy-d-glucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography fused imaging in malignant mesothelioma patients: Looking from outside is not enough

Lung Cancer.. 2012 Nov 30. pii: S0169-5002(12)00619-8. doi: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2012.10.017. [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Roca E, Laroumagne S, Vandemoortele T, Berdah S, Dutau H, Maldonado F, Astoul P. Department of Thoracic Oncology, Pleural Diseases, and Interventional Pulmonology, Hôpital Nord, Marseille, France. Abstract Malignant mesothelioma (MM) is an uncommon neoplasm with a poor prognosis usually associated […]

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Metastatic appendiceal mucinous adenocarcinoma to well-differentiated diffuse mesothelioma of the peritoneal cavity: a mimicker of florid mesothelial hyperplasia in association with neoplasms

International Journal of Gynecological Pathology. 2008 Oct;27(4):526-30. [Link] Tran TA, Holloway RW, Finkler NJ. Department of Pathology, Florida Hospital Orlando, Orlando, Florida 32803, USA. trannguyentienanh@hotmail.com Abstract Atypical/florid mesothelial hyperplasia associated with another neoplastic process is not an infrequent phenomenon and has been reported in a variety of tumors. In those instances, the mesothelial proliferation might […]

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Rectus abdominis muscle resection for abdominal wall recurrence of mucinous adenocarcinoma or peritoneal mesothelioma

Tumori. 2008 May-Jun;94(3):309-13.[Link] Yan T, Sugarbaker P. Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Program, Washington Cancer Institute, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA. Abstract Aims and Background: Diagnostic technologies which penetrate the abdominal wall in an attempt to definitively diagnose an intraabdominal malignancy by biopsy can contaminate the abdominal wall by cancerous cells. With follow-up these entrapped […]