Pleural mesothelioma with cutaneous extension to chest wall scars.


BACKGROUND Cutaneous mesothelioma is rare but may occur following local surgical procedures for visceral mesothelioma or as a metastasis. METHODS A patient with pleural mesothelioma, who developed papules within chest wall scars, 14 and 15 months after pleural biopsy and thoracentesis, respectively, is reported. RESULTS Histopathology showed an… (More)


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