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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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