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Kdm6a and Kdm6b: Altered expression in malignant pleural mesothelioma

International Journal of Oncology 2017 February 9 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Cregan S, Breslin M, Roche G, Wennstedt S, MacDonagh L, Albadri C, Gao Y, O’Byrne KJ, Cuffe S, Finn SP, Gray SG Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare aggressive cancer of the pleura primarily associated with prior exposure to asbestos. The […]

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Localized malignant pleural sarcomatoid mesothelioma misdiagnosed as benign localized fibrous tumor

Journal of thoracic disease 2016 June 8 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Kim KC, Vo HP. Abstract Localized malignant pleural mesothelioma (LMPM) is a rare tumor with good prognosis by surgical resection. We report an atypical case of malignant pleural sarcomatoid mesothelioma (SM) in an asymptomatic 65-year-old woman, who had no history of exposure to […]

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Recurrent benign multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma: Approach to this rare condition

Cirugia y Cirujanos 2016 January 5 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] García-Mayor Fernández RL, Fernández-González M, López-Rodríguez A, Martínez-Almeida Fernández R. Abstract Background Benign multicystic mesothelioma is a rare benign tumour derived from the peritoneal mesothelium. The aim of this paper is to present a case of this rare tumour and review the clinical features, […]

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Practical utility of insulin-like growth factor II mRNA-binding protein 3, glucose transporter 1, and epithelial membrane antigen for distinguishing malignant mesotheliomas from benign mesothelial proliferations

Pathology International 2014 November 6 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Chang S, Oh MH, Ji Y, Han J, Kim TJ, Eom M, Kwon KY, Ha SY, Choi YD, Lee CH, Lee Y, Jung SH. Abstract The differentiation of malignant mesotheliomas and benign mesothelial proliferations is crucial in determining patient care and prognosis. But, this distinction […]

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Carbonic Anhydrase IX (CAIX) Does Not Differentiate Between Benign and Malignant Mesothelium

American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 2014 July. [Link] Ananthanarayanan V, Antic T, FRCPath, Husain AN, Krausz T, Tretiakova M. Abstract Objectives To examine carbonic anhydrase IX (CAIX), a marker of renal cell carcinoma that recently has been described in malignant effusions. Methods Pleural and peritoneal fluids with the following diagnoses-reactive (n = 23), carcinoma (n […]

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Fertility preservation in a patient with benign multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma

Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2014 May 26. [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Al-Safi ZA, Alvero R, Edil NH, Peariman NW, Post MD. Abstract Benign multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma (BMPM) is a rare peritoneal tumor. Surgery is the only effective treatment for BMPM, and affected tissues occasionally must be sacrificed to achieve adequate debulking. A 25-year-old female […]

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Multicystic benign cystic mesothelioma presenting as a pelvic mass

Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2014 March 12. [Link] Grigoryan G, Momeni M, Pereira E, Zakashansky K. Abstract Benign cystic mesothelioma (BCM) is a rare tumor that arises from the abdominal peritoneum with a predilection to the pelvic peritoneum. For this reason, it can often mimic gynecologic malignancies. Case. A 47-year-old perimenopausal female presented […]

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A recurrence of benign multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma treated through laparoscopic excision: a case report and review of the literature.

Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques. 2014 April.[Link] Farrell T.J., Marchese J.W., Witek T.D. Abstract Benign multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma is a rare cystic tumor with approximately 140 cases reported to date. It is found mainly in women of reproductive age and is commonly attached to the serosal surface of pelvic viscera. The pathogenesis is uncertain […]

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A patient with a floating kidney and nephrotic syndrome

Clinical Nephrology. 2012 Dec 4. [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Choi M, Schneider W, Elitok S, Luft FC, Kettritz R. Abstract Asymptomatic retroperitoneal fluid is rarely detected. We encountered a young man with known nephrotic syndrome who presented with left-sided abdominal pain. He had very little peripheral edema, but a massive fluid collection around a […]

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Lymphangioma of the small bowel mesentery: A case report and review of the literature

World Journal of Gastroenterology. 2012 Nov 21;18(43):6328-32. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i43.6328. [Link] Suthiwartnarueput W, Kiatipunsodsai S, Kwankua A, Chaumrattanakul U. Worapop Suthiwartnarueput, Department of Pathology and Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Thammasat University, Pathumthani 12120, Thailand. Abstract Lymphangioma is a rare benign condition characterized by proliferation of lymphatic spaces. It is usually found in the head and […]

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