Tumors of the peritoneum

Tumors of the peritoneum

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Primaryperitoneal tumorsdo not appear very often.

  • Benign primary tumors of the peritoneum: fibromas, neurofibromas, angiomas. Treatment: surgical removal within healthy tissues.
  • Malignant primary tumor of the peritoneum - mesothelioma. Occurs more often in men older than 50 years and is traditionally associated with asbestos exposure.
  • The clinical picture is an increase in the abdomen, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, weight loss
  • The diagnosis is established by detection of malignant cells in the exudate and biopsy specimens obtained during paracentesis, biopsy or laparotomy
  • Treatment of localized forms of mesothelioma is a radical surgical removal. In diffuse forms, surgical treatment is not indicated, radiation and / or chemotherapy are used. Therapy is traditionally ineffective.
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