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Disease Mesothelioma

Name Mesothelioma
Synonym Mesotheliomas
Definition A tumor derived from mesothelial tissue (peritoneum, pleura, pericardium). It appears as broad sheets of cells, with some regions containing spindle-shaped, sarcoma-like cells and other regions showing adenomatous patterns. Pleural mesotheliomas have been linked to exposure to asbestos. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D008654
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1. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Adenoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mesothelioma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
2. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Mesothelial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mesothelioma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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Mesothelioma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
  Mesothelioma, Cystic
  Mesothelioma, Malignant Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references