Multicystic Benign Cystic Mesothelioma Presenting as a Pelvic Mass

@inproceedings{Momeni2014MulticysticBC,
  title={Multicystic Benign Cystic Mesothelioma Presenting as a Pelvic Mass},
  author={Mazdak Momeni and Elena Pereira and Gennadiy Grigoryan and Konstantin Zakashansky},
  booktitle={Case reports in obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2014}
}
Background. Benign cystic mesothelioma (BCM) is a rare tumor that arises from the abdominal peritoneum with a predilection to the pelvic peritoneum. For this reason, it can often mimic gynecologic malignancies. Case. A 47-year-old perimenopausal female presented reporting several weeks of abdominal distention associated with abdominal tenderness and constipation. Computed tomography revealed a 24 cm multiloculated pelvic mass, and tumor markers were notable for an elevated CA-125. The patient… CONTINUE READING