Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma

  • Elizabeth Poli
  • Ashvin Rangole
  • Kiran K. Turaga


One of the first descriptions of malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (MPM) was in a case report published 100 years ago [1]. In 1972, Moertel published a review of MPM and described the clinical presentation, histological features, and biological behavior of 169 patients [2].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elizabeth Poli
    • 1
  • Ashvin Rangole
    • 2
  • Kiran K. Turaga
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Surgical OncologyChicago University Hospital MedicineChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Department of Surgical OncologyCHL-CBCC Cancer CentreIndoreIndia

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