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Sunday, May 08, 2016

A case of mesothelioma masquerading pre-operatively as ovarian cancer/brief review of the literature



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Highlights

Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma can masquerade as ovarian epithelial neoplasm.
Due to similar presenting clinical symptoms, differential diagnosis can be difficult.
The key to differentiating between these two diagnoses lies in tissue pathology.
Family, social, and occupational exposure histories are crucial if suspected ovarian malignancy
Importance of considering broad differential when ovarian malignancy is suspected.

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