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A primary benign or malignant tumor composed of cells resembling the mesothelium.



a malignant tumor of the mesothelium. It is most frequently encountered in the pleura, less often in the pericardium or peritoneum.

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For more information about mesothelioma please refer to the National Institutes of Health's web site related to this rare form of cancer: http://www.
Until recently, peritoneal mesothelioma was considered incurable, with a median survival of less than 1 year from diagnosis.
The patient reported here illustrates the diagnostic problems posed by peritoneal mesothelioma.
Correct diagnosis of peritoneal mesothelioma allows the adoption of innovative therapeutic procedures (cytoreductive surgery plus CHHP), which offers prolonged survival and increased quality of life.
Natural history and epidemiology of malignant mesothelioma.
2003, Asbestos risk in the textile industry: final confirmation of data from the Lombardy Mesothelioma Register [in Italian].