Atypical mesothelial hyperplasia mimicking mesothelioma in patient with metastatic papillary carcinoma of thyroid

@article{Tunio2014AtypicalMH,
  title={Atypical mesothelial hyperplasia mimicking mesothelioma in patient with metastatic papillary carcinoma of thyroid},
  author={M. Tunio and Mushabbab Alasiri and Syed Azfer Husain and N. Ali and S. S. Akbar},
  journal={El Mednifico Journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={2},
  pages={148-150}
}
  • M. Tunio, Mushabbab Alasiri, +2 authors S. S. Akbar
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • El Mednifico Journal
  • Background: Atypical mesothelial hyperplasia (AMH) is characterized by rapid proliferation of mesothelial cells with cellular atypia secondary to pleural irritation. AMH is a diagnostic challenge and it is not always easy to differentiate from mesothelioma and metastatic carcinoma to pleura. Only few related case reports have been published so far. Case Presentation: Herein we present a case of an 80 year old Saudi woman, who was treated one year ago with total thyroidectomy and radioactive… CONTINUE READING

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