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CASE REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 31-33

Malignant pleural mesothelioma without asbestos exposure with distant metastasis in a peripheral lymph node: A case report


Department of Pulmonary Medicine, King George's Medical University, Lucknow., India

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Surya Kant
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, King George's Medical University, Lucknow.
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-2113.44137

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Malignant mesothelioma is an uncommon pleural neoplasm and usually associated with inhalation exposure to asbestos. About 20% of the patients have no demon­strable exposure to asbestos. It rarely metastasizes in peripheral lymph nodes. Here is a case report of malignant pleural mesothelioma without asbestos exposure with cervical lymph node metastasis


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