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Disease Mesothelioma, Cystic

Name Mesothelioma, Cystic
Synonyms Cystic Mesothelioma | Cystic Mesotheliomas | Mesotheliomas, Cystic
Definition A peritoneal mesothelioma affecting mainly young females and producing cysts of variable size and number lined by a single layer of benign mesothelial cells. The disease follows a benign course and is compatible with a normal life expectancy, requiring occasionally partial excision or decompression for relief of pain or other symptoms. Malignant potential is exceptional. (From Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1345)
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D018261

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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 Mesothelioma, Cystic
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 Mesothelioma, Cystic

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