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>Journals >Ginecología y Obstetricia de México >Year 2007, Issue 02

Dueñas GOF, Kerckoff VH, Rico OH, Lira PJ
Benign peritoneal cystic mesothelioma as differential diagnose of an ovarian dependant tumor. Case report and review of the literature
Ginecol Obstet Mex 2007; 75 (02)

Language: Español
References: 9
Page: 111-114
PDF: 217.92 Kb.

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Benign cystic mesothelioma is an uncommon lesion of the peritoneum, occurring predominantly in women of reproductive age. The present case is a multitreated perimenopausal woman with lower urinary tract symptoms without clinical improvement despite the treatment, and pelvic pain with physical findings and radiology studies of a probable ovarian mass dependant tumoration, requiring protocolized exploratory laparotomy, finding a benign cystic mesothelioma. Despite the low incidence of this tumoration the gynecologist must be familiar with this disease, because of the high recurrence. Nowadays, steroid hormone receptors typification seems to play an important role to control the recurrence of this tumoration.

Key words: mesothelioma cystic, adnexal mass, chronic pelvic pain.


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