A 37-year-old pregnant woman presented at 18 weeks' gestation with unrelenting chest and shoulder pain, massive pleural effusion, and a large thoracic mass. Biopsy revealed an undifferentiated sarcomatous pleural mesothelioma. Malignant mesothelioma is a rare thoracic malignancy, which has not been described in pregnancy and appears to be minimally affected by the pregnant state.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Maternal-Fetal Medicine|
|State||Published - 2000|
- Pleural mesothelioma
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Obstetrics and Gynecology