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Case of the Day
Malignant pleural mesothelioma
Contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli
Imaging features are consistent with malignant pleural mesothelioma and subsequently confirmed on histology.
Fragments of fibroconnective tissues are seen revealing focal aggregation of mesothelial cells at the surface of the specimen. There are also scattered foci of infiltrations of connective tissue by sheets of epithelial cells…
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