Case contributed by Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso


Left shoulder pain, weight loss, and loss of appetite

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male

The left apical lung zone demonstrates pleural thickening.

10 days after pleural biopsy


Moderate left pleural effusion after an attempt to take a biopsy.

One month later


Air-fluid level after a left pleural peeling operation (hydropneumothorax).

Case Discussion

Conclusion of the pathological study: malignant mesothelioma, epithelial type, grade II.

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