Benign cystic mesothelioma associated with ipsilateral renal agenesis: a case report and review of literature.

@article{Murro2014BenignCM,
  title={Benign cystic mesothelioma associated with ipsilateral renal agenesis: a case report and review of literature.},
  author={Diana G. Murro and Aparna Harbhajanka and Brett Mahon and Daniel J. Deziel},
  journal={Pediatric and developmental pathology : the official journal of the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the Paediatric Pathology Society},
  year={2014},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={487-90}
}
Benign Cystic Mesothelioma (BCM) is an uncommon peritoneal lesion that usually occurs in reproductive age females with a history of abdominal surgery. Occasional expression of estrogen and progesterone receptor in these cells may explain female predilection. Reports of BCM in males are rare. We describe a case of BCM associated with ipsilateral renal agenesis in a young male without any surgical history. The cyst lining stained positive for cytokeratin, Wilms Tumor-1, epithelial membrane… CONTINUE READING

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