Benign multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma: cases reports in the family with diverticulosis and literature review.

@article{Tangjitgamol2005BenignMP,
  title={Benign multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma: cases reports in the family with diverticulosis and literature review.},
  author={Siriwan Tangjitgamol and Jessi Erlichman and Hope Northrup and Anais Malpica and Xiaoyan Wang and E H Lee and John J. Kavanagh},
  journal={International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={1101-7}
}
We report on benign multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma in two siblings whose family had a history of multiple familial diseases including diverticulosis. After a genetic evaluation and a chromosomal analysis, we were not able to identify a specific genetic cause of the family's pattern of disease. We assumed that previous surgical procedures and the chronic inflammatory process from diverticulitis were the underlying etiology. Both patients had multiple recurrences with indolent courses… CONTINUE READING

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