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The Korean Journal of Pathology 2007;41(6): 416-419.
Malignant Deciduoid Mesothelioma: A Case Report.
Jung Uee Lee, Bum Kyeong Kim, Yoon Mee Kim, Hae Joung Sul, Kyung Bok Lee, Hoi Young Lee
1Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, Konyang University, Daejeon, Korea. kbg1966@kyuh.co.kr
2Department of Biochemistry, College of Medicine, Konyang University, Daejeon, Korea.
3Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, Konyang University, Daejeon, Korea.
ABSTRACT
Malignant deciduoid mesothelioma is a rare malignant neoplasm occurring in the peritoneum of young women. We report a case of malignant deciduoid mesothelioma that occurred in the omentum of a 47-year-old woman. The patient had never exposed to asbestos and had no history of cesarean section. The lesions were multiple infiltrative nodules affected the peritoneal cavity, omentum, and surface of the uterus with both ovaries. Microscopically, the nodules were composed of mesothelial cells similar to decidual cells
Key Words: Malignant mesothelioma; Omentum