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Peritoneal mesothelioma, a rare tumour originating from the mesothelial cells of the peritoneum, is linked to asbestos exposure and usually identified incidentally.1 2
A 74-year-old man was admitted to the emergency room after experiencing right hypochondrium pain for 1 month. The patient’s medical records include a 7-year history of diabetes and a benign prostatic hyperplasia. No occupational exposure to asbestos was noted. During the abdominal examination, a painful abdominal mass …
Contributors DG-G and IT-M planned the study. VA-D and AJM-J did the clinical history, treated the patient and collected the images. DG-G and IT-M critically revised the manuscript and reviewed the bibliography. AJM-J wrote the manuscript and submitted the study.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
Patient consent Obtained.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.
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