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Malignant Mesothelioma of Tunica Vaginalis Testis: Macroscopic and Microscopic Features of a Very Rare Malignancy

Cureus 2017 November [Link] Arda E, Arıkan MG, Cetin G, Kuyumcuoğlu U, Usta U Abstract Malignant mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis testis (MMTVT) is an extremely rare tumour, usually mimicking benign pathologies of the scrotum. Our case is an 84-year-old male patient who appealed with a painless, left-sided scrotal swelling longer than 2 months. Although […]

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Genome Evolution Analysis of Recurrent Testicular Malignant Mesothelioma by Whole-Genome Sequencing

Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry 2018 January 15 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Zhang S, Zhang Q, Sun Q, Tang J, Chen J, Ji N, Zheng Y, Fang F, Lei W, Li P, Zhang N Abstract BACKGROUND/AIMS: Malignant mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis testis is a rare and lethal disease. The genomic characteristics and genetic changes […]

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Epithelioid Malignant Mesothelioma Metastatic to the Skin: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Journal of Cutaneous Pathology 2017 August [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Ward RE, Ali SA, Kuhar M Abstract Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer arising from a monolayer of mesothelial cells that form the lining of the internal body cavities and organs, with the vast majority of cases arising from the pleura (65-80%), less […]

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Unusual Contiguous Soft Tissue Spread of Advanced Malignant Mesothelioma Detected by FDG PET/CT

Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 2017 June [Epub 2016 June] [Link] Zhang Y, Edwards J, Williams H, Hao Z, Khleif S, Pucar D Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a tumor of mesodermal origin that arises from the serosa of the pleura, peritoneum, pericardium or tunica vaginalis. MPM is well known to have a poor […]

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Epidemiology of mesothelioma of the pericardium and tunica vaginalis testis

Annals of Epidemiology 2017 April 14 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Mezei G, Chang ET, Mowat FS, Moolgavkar SH Abstract PURPOSE: Malignant mesothelioma most commonly arises in the pleura and peritoneum but also occurs rarely at other anatomical sites with mesothelial tissue, namely, the pericardium and tunica vaginalis testis (TVT). This review provides a better […]

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Multiple malignant epithelioid mesotheliomas of the liver and greater omentum: a case report and review of the literature

Surgical Case Reports [Epub May 10] [Link] Minami K, Okumura H, Hiwatashi K, Matsukita S, Setoyama T, Minamimagari K, Tsuruta Y, Kanetsuki I, Ogura Y, Maenohara S, Natsugoe S Abstract BACKGROUND: Malignant mesothelioma commonly arises from the pleura, but can also arise from the peritoneum, pericardium, and tunica vaginalis testis. However, malignant mesothelioma of the […]

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Cutaneous Metastases From Malignant Mesothelioma of the Tunica Vaginalis Testis

The American Journal of Dermatopathology 2016 March [Link] Hispán P, Pascual JC, González I, Bravo D, Peiró G. Abstract Mesotheliomas are uncommon tumors arising from mesothelial cells lining the serous membranes of the pleura, pericardium, peritoneum, and tunica vaginalis testis. Less than 100 cases arising from the tunica vaginalis testis have been published and, to […]

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Well-Differentiated Papillary Mesothelioma of the Tunica Vaginalis

Urology 2016 January 7 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Tan WK, Tan MY, Tan HM, Pathmanathan R, Tan WP. Abstract A 39-year-old man presented with painless scrotal swelling for 2 months. He denied any asbestos exposure but claimed to work with wall and ceiling plaster. Physical exam revealed a large right scrotum which transilluminated. Scrotal […]

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Extremely rare tumour – malignant mesothelioma of tunica vaginalis testis

Bratislavske Lekarske Listy 2015 [Link] Jankovichova T, Jankovich M, Ondrus D, Kajo K, Dubravicky J, Breza J. Abstract Introduction Malignant mesothelioma of tunica vaginalis testis is an extremely rare tumour. It is often caused by exposition to asbestos, however, more often its occurrence is sporadic. The diagnosis is usually set secondarily during hydrocele surgery. This […]

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Preoperative cytological diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma of tunica vaginalis

Diagnostic Cytopathology 2015 July 30 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Bandyopadhyay A, Bhattacharya S, Konar K. Abstract Malignant mesothelioma of tunica vaginalis testis is a rare aggressive neoplasm with ∼200 cases reported so far. A correct preoperative diagnosis of this rare tumor is difficult. Fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is a rapid and inexpensive diagnostic tool […]

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