Articles

Difficulties in diagnosis and treatment of a rare malignancy, malignant peritoneal mesothelioma

BJMO - volume 13, issue 6, october 2019

B. Dullens MD, C. Bourgain MD, PhD, W. Ceelen MD, PhD, W. Wynendaele MD, PhD

SUMMARY

This article describes two cases of malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (MPM), which highlights the diversity of the disease and the diagnostic pitfalls. The risk factors, symptoms, molecular pathogenesis and the daily clinical relevance are discussed.

(BELG J MED ONCOL 2019;13(6): 251–254)

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