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Diffuse malignant epithelial peritoneal mesothelioma in pregnancy. A case report and literature review
A 33-year-old pregnant woman of 38 weeks’ gestation with massive peritoneal ascites presented. A cesarean section was performed and a viable 3, 100 g male infant was delivered. Biopsy of the nodular enlargements from the omen tum revealed a malignant epithelial peritoneal mesothelioma. Malignant mesothelioma is a rare malignancy which has not been described in term pregnancy and appears to be unaffected by the pregnant state.