Malignant epithelial mesothelioma of the peritoneum: observations on a problem case.

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A 71-year-old asbestos-exposed male with symptoms suggestive of asbestosis for the previous 8 years presented with abdominal distension and ascites. Clinically, a diagnosis of mesothelioma carcinoma was made. Light microscopy of an omental biopsy failed to advance the diagnosis: The tumor was a solid, papillary, and glandular neoplasm lacking mucin and… (More)

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@article{Eyden1996MalignantEM, title={Malignant epithelial mesothelioma of the peritoneum: observations on a problem case.}, author={Brian Philip Eyden and Sandipan Banik and Martin Harris}, journal={Ultrastructural pathology}, year={1996}, volume={20 4}, pages={337-44} }