Mesothelioma, Malignant D000086002

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Diseases [C] » Neoplasms [C04] » Neoplasms by Histologic Type » Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial » Adenoma » Mesothelioma » Mesothelioma, Malignant

Diseases [C] » Neoplasms [C04] » Neoplasms by Site » Thoracic Neoplasms » Respiratory Tract Neoplasms » Lung Neoplasms » Mesothelioma, Malignant

Diseases [C] » Neoplasms [C04] » Neoplasms by Site » Thoracic Neoplasms » Respiratory Tract Neoplasms » Pleural Neoplasms » Mesothelioma, Malignant

Diseases [C] » Respiratory Tract Diseases [C08] » Lung Diseases » Lung Neoplasms » Mesothelioma, Malignant

Diseases [C] » Respiratory Tract Diseases [C08] » Respiratory Tract Neoplasms » Lung Neoplasms » Mesothelioma, Malignant

Diseases [C] » Respiratory Tract Diseases [C08] » Respiratory Tract Neoplasms » Pleural Neoplasms » Mesothelioma, Malignant

Description

A type of mesothelioma with a tendency to metastasize. Most tumors originate from either the PLEURA or PERITONEUM, tumors may also originate in the PERICARDIUM or testicular tissue. It is associated with ASBESTOS exposure. Somatic mutations identified in WT1, BCL10, CDKN2A, NF2, and BAP1 genes are associated with the malignancy. OMIM: 156240.   MeSH

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