Pathology of malignat pleural mesothelioma

INTRODUCTION  Mesothelioma is a malignant tumor that arises from the mesothelial surfaces of the pleural and peritoneal cavities, the tunica vaginalis, or the pericardium. Eighty percent of all cases are pleural in origin. The pathology of malignant mesothelioma, focusing on the most common form, diffuse pleural malignant mesothelioma, will be reviewed here. The pathology of […]