Benign cystic mesothelioma of the peritoneum: report of a case.

@article{Chen1990BenignCM,
  title={Benign cystic mesothelioma of the peritoneum: report of a case.},
  author={Y. C. Chen and S P Chang and T W Huang},
  journal={Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi},
  year={1990},
  volume={89 6},
  pages={479-83}
}
A 36-year-old multiparous woman presented with the chief complaint of mass and fullness over the lower abdomen for the previous 3 months. Abdominal ultrasound revealed a uniloculated, thin-walled cyst attached to the peritoneal surface of the right lower abdomen. The cyst was surgically excised and confirmed to be cystic mesothelioma of the peritoneum by histopathologic and immunohistochemical studies. Benign cystic mesothelioma is an extremely rare intraperitoneal tumor. Although its etiology… CONTINUE READING