CT findings and serum ca 125 levels in malignant peritoneal mesothelioma: report of 11 new cases and review of the literature

@article{Kebapi2003CTFA,
  title={CT findings and serum ca 125 levels in malignant peritoneal mesothelioma: report of 11 new cases and review of the literature},
  author={Mahmut Kebapçi and Eser N Vardareli and Baki Adapinar and Mustafa Fuat Açikalin},
  journal={European Radiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={13},
  pages={2620-2626}
}
The aim of this study was to review and reappraise the clinical and CT features of malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (MPM), and to discuss differential diagnosis. The history, clinical, and laboratory data, and imaging studies of 11 patients with a histologically proven diagnosis of MPM, were retrospectively reviewed. Our patients consisted of 7 women and 4 men, with a median age of 48 years (age range 40–55 years). There was a definite history of significant asbestos exposure in 6 patients… CONTINUE READING

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