"Mesothelioma, Cystic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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)
- Mesothelioma, Cystic
- Cystic Mesothelioma
- Cystic Mesotheliomas
- Mesotheliomas, Cystic
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