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(Mesothelioma, peritoneal)
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  • Deciduoid mesothelioma of the thorax: A comprehensive review of the scientific literature. [Review]
  • CRClin Respir J 2016 Dec 27
  • Paliogiannis P, Putzu C, … Fois A
  • CONCLUSIONS: The mean age of the patients was 63 years, and the male to female ratio 1.7:1. Approximately 58% had exposure to asbestos, and 73% had a smoking history; familiarity was rarely reported. The most common anatomical site of origin was the right pleura, and the most frequent clinical manifestations were chest pain, dyspnea, cough, and weight loss. Thoracic X-ray and computed tomography were the imaging techniques most employed for diagnosis and surgical planning. The pathological diagnosis was obtained by examination of surgical or biopsy specimens in most cases. The best treatment strategy of deciduoid mesothelioma is a matter of debate; nevertheless a multidisciplinary approach is currently the best option for the choice of the adequate therapeutic scheme.
  • Improving the accuracy of mesothelioma diagnosis in China. [Journal Article]
  • JTJ Thorac Oncol 2016 Dec 19
  • Guo Z, Carbone M, … Mao W
  • CONCLUSIONS: Our findings suggest that MM -especially in its pleural localization- is often misdiagnosed in Eastern China. Identifying pitfalls and possible solutions in the pathological diagnosis of MM will impact both standard of care and research in China.
  • Giant primary malignant mesothelioma of the liver: A case report. [Journal Article]
  • IJInt J Surg Case Rep 2016 Nov 11; 30:58-61
  • Haji Ali R, Khalife M, … Faraj W
  • CONCLUSIONS: Primary intrahepatic mesothelioma (PIHMM) is not included in the classification of the World Health Organization classification of hepatic tumors. Mesothelial cells are not normally found in the liver, but some reported cases suggest it may grow from the mesothelial cells of the Glisson's capsule.The probability of hepatic mesothelioma should not be ruled out, even in a young woman without a clear history of asbestos exposure.
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