Medical Definition of Malignant mesothelioma

1. A mesothelioma is a tumour of the lining of the lung and chest cavity, known as the pleura. Benign mesotheliomas do occur but are much more rare than the malignant type. Malignant mesothelioma affects men more commonly and about 80% of cases have a history for prior exposure to asbestos. Symptoms include chest pain, shortness of breath, cough and weight loss. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Malignant Mesothelioma

malignant hyperphenylalaninaemia
malignant hyperpyrexia
malignant hypertension
malignant hyperthermia
malignant jaundice
malignant lentigo melanoma
malignant liver tumours
malignant lymphadenosis
malignant lymphoma
malignant malnutrition
malignant melanoma
malignant melanoma: gallium imaging
malignant melanoma in situ
malignant meningioma
malignant mesothelioma (current term)
malignant midline reticulosis
malignant mixed mullerian tumour
malignant mole syndrome
malignant myopia
malignant neoplasm
malignant neoplastic disease
malignant nephrosclerosis
malignant neuroma
malignant oedema
malignant pustule
malignant scleritis
malignant smallpox
malignant stupor
malignant synovioma

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