Histopathology 2022 April 23 [Link] William J Anderson, Lynette M Sholl, Christopher D M Fletcher, Stephanie Schulte, Li Juan Wang, Fiona M Maclean, Michelle S Hirsch Abstract Aims: Malignant mesothelioma (MM) of the tunica vaginalis (TV) is a rare and aggressive tumor, and the molecular features and staining profile with contemporary immunohistochemical (IHC) biomarkers are…

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Acta Chirurgica Belgica 2022 March 28 [Link] Brecht Chys, Nico De Graeve, Luc Merckx Abstract Well differentiated papillary mesothelioma (WDPM) is a rare entity making up 0.3-5% of all mesothelioma cases, while manifestations of the tunica vaginalis are even more uncommon. Literature on WDPM is scarce and our understanding is rather limited. Cellular architecture, stromal…

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Cancer Medicine 2021 May 26 [Link] Runzhi Huang, Zixuan Zheng, Sijia Liu, Penghui Yan, Dianwen Song, Huabin Yin, Peng Hu, Xiaolong Zhu, Zhengyan Chang, Yihan Liu, Juanwei Zhuang, Tong Meng, Zongqiang Huang, Jie Zhang Abstract Mesothelioma (MESO) is an infrequent tumor derived from mesothelial cells of pleura, peritoneum, pericardium, and tunica vaginalis testis. Despite advancement…

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Cancers 2020 May 7 [Link] David Michael Abbott, Chandra Bortolotto, Silvia Benvenuti, Andrea Lancia, Andrea Riccardo Filippi, Giulia Maria Stella Abstract Mesothelioma is a malignancy of serosal membranes including the peritoneum, pleura, pericardium and the tunica vaginalis of the testes. Malignant mesothelioma (MM) is a rare disease with a global incidence in countries like Italy…

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Scandinavian Journal of Work and Environmental Health 2020 April 7 [Link] Marinaccio A, Consonni D, Mensi C, Mirabelli D, Migliore E, Magnani C, Di Marzio D, Gennaro V, Mazzoleni G, Girardi P, Negro C, Romanelli A, Chellini E, Grappasonni I, Madeo G, Romeo E, Ascoli V, Carrozza F, Angelillo IF, Cavone D, Tumino R, Melis…

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American Journal of Industrial Medicine 2020 March 16 [Link] Emory TS, Maddox JC, Kradin RL Abstract BACKGROUND: Asbestos is the primary known cause of malignant mesothelioma. Some cosmetic talc products have been shown to contain asbestos. Recently, repeated exposures to cosmetic talc have been implicated as a cause of mesothelioma. METHODS: Seventy-five individuals (64 females;…

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Oncotarget 2018 October 2 [Link] Adhikary G, Grun D, Alexander HR, Friedberg JS, Xu W, Keillor JW, Kandasamy S, Eckert RL Abstract Mesothelioma is a rare cancer of the mesothelial cell layer of the pleura, peritoneum, pericardium and tunica vaginalis. It is typically caused by asbestos, notoriously resistant to chemotherapy and generally considered incurable with…

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