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Malignant deciduoid mesothelioma (MMD) is a rare variant of epithelioid mesothelioma

Peritoneal Deciduoid Mesothelioma

International Journal of Surgical Pathology 2017 January [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Dominiak N, Graybill W, Gunning W, Richardson MS, Spruill LS Abstract This report highlights a diagnostically challenging case of diffuse deciduoid mesothelioma occurring in the peritoneum of a 25-year-old woman, 8 months postpartum. Optimally debulked tumor consisted of sheets of polygonal cells arranged […]

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Deciduoid mesothelioma of the thorax: A comprehensive review of the scientific literature

The Clinical Respiratory Journal 2016 December 27 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Paliogiannis P, Putzu C, Ginesu GC, Cossu ML, Feo CF, Attene F, Scognamillo F1, Nonnis R1, Cossu A1, Palmieri G4, Pirina P5, Fois A Abstract OBJECTIVE: Deciduoid mesothelioma is a rare variant of malignant epithelioid mesothelioma. It often involves the peritoneum, but also […]

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An 8-Year-Old Child with Malignant Deciduoid Mesothelioma of the Abdomen: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature

Pediatric and Development Pathology 2015 April 9 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Wolff-Bar M, Dujovny T, Vlodavsky E, Postovsky S, Morgenstern SM, Braslavsky D, Nissan A, Steinberg R, Feinmesser M. Abstract Malignant mesothelioma is an uncommon tumor that usually arises in the pleural cavity of adults with a history of asbestos exposure. Less frequently, it […]

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Ectopic decidual reaction mimicking peritoneal tubercles: a report of three cases

Indian Journal of Pathology Microbiology. 2008 Oct-Dec;51(4):519-20. [Link] Shukla S, Pujani M, Singh SK. Department of Pathology, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Smt. Sucheta Kriplani Hospital, New Delhi, India. Abstract Ectopic decidual reaction is commonly seen in the ovary and cervix; however, peritoneal localization is rare. Peritoneal deciduosis is usually an incidental histological finding. It […]

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Comparative genomic hybridization (cgh) in malignant Deciduoid mesothelioma

Journal of Clinical Pathology. Published Online First: 28 March 2006. doi:10.1136/jcp.2005.026435. [Link] Anna Scattone 1, Antonio Pennella 2, Mattia Gentile 3, Marina Musti 4, Pietro Nazzaro 5, Antonia Lucia Buonadonna 3, Andrea Marzullo 1, Donenica Cavone 4, Lucio Pollice 1 and Gabriella Serio 1* 1 Dpt. of Pathology, Medical School, University of Bari, Italy 2 […]

Deciduoid Peritoneal Mesothelioma in a Dog

Veterinary Pathology. 2006 Feb;43(2):198-201. [Link] Morini M, Bettini G, Morandi F, Burdisso R, Marcato PS. Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica Veterinaria e Patologia Animale, Servizio di Anatomia Patologica, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emilia, Bologna (Italy). bettini@vet.unibo.it. Abstract Deciduoid mesothelioma is a rare variant of epithelial mesothelioma, up to […]

Deciduosis peritonei–a case report

Medicinski Pregled. 2005 Mar-Apr;58(3-4):196-9. [Link] Fenjvesi A, Zivkovic S. Zdravstveni centar Dr Gere Istvan, Senta, Opsta bolnica, Odeljenje za patologiju. Abstract Introduction: The occurrence of ectopic decidua (deciduosis) has been observed most often in the ovaries, uterus, and cervix. It has been established in approximately 90% of patients who have undergone laparotomy during pregnancy. A […]

Clear cell mesothelioma of the testis with deciduoid areas–a case report

Indian Journal of Pathological Microbiology. 2004 Oct;47(4):544-6. [Link] Mishra A, Shet T. Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai Maharashtra. Abstract We report a clear cell type of primary purely epithelial malignant mesothelioma with focal deciduoid features in the para-testis of a 75 year old man. This variant requires ancillary studies like immunohistochemistry for […]

Immunohistochemical diagnosis of epithelioid mesothelioma: an update

Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 2005 Nov;129(11):1407-14. [Link] Ordonez NG. Department of Pathology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA. nordonez@mdanderson.org Abstract Objective: Several new immunohistochemical markers that can assist in the diagnosis of mesotheliomas have been recognized recently. This article reviews the current information available on these markers […]

Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma in women: a study of 75 cases with emphasis on their morphologic spectrum and differential diagnosis

American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 2005 May;123(5):724-37. [Link] Baker PM, Clement PB, Young RH. Abstract Seventy-five malignant mesotheliomas of the peritoneum in women were reviewed to highlight their morphologic spectrum. The patients ranged from 17 to 92 (mean, 47.4) years of age. The clinical presentation was usually abdominal or pelvic pain, abdominal swelling (sometimes due […]