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intrapulmonary malignant mesothelioma

Friday 6 February 2015

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Patients with malignant mesothelioma typically present with a pleural effusion or pleural thickening and masses. Rare cases of mesothelioma presenting with multiple bilateral lung nodules without clinically detectable pleural lesions have been observed.

References

-  FISH Analysis of Intrapulmonary Malignant Mesothelioma without a Clinically Detectable Primary Pleural Lesion: An Autopsy Case. Hasegawa M, Sakai F, Sato A, Tsubomizu S, Arimura K, Katsura H, Koh E, Sekine Y, Wu D, Hiroshima K. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2014 Dec;44(12):1239-42. doi : 10.1093/jjco/hyu139 PMID: 25425731