Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma with Pleural Plaques: A Case Report

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Narongpon Dumavibhat, MD, PhD
Ruchira Ruangchira-urai, MD
Nisa Muangman, MD
Punnarerk Thongcharoen, MD
Sitthiphon Bunman, MSc
Apinut Jaroonpipatkul, MD


Diffuse malignant mesothelioma (DMM) is an aggressive tumor of the mesothelium associated with a poor prognosis. Asbestos exposure is the major cause of the disease. Furthermore, pleural plaques are also caused by asbestos exposure. The authors present a case with malignant pleural mesothelioma and pleural plaques.

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Dumavibhat N, Ruangchira-urai R, Muangman N, Thongcharoen P, Bunman S, Jaroonpipatkul A. Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma with Pleural Plaques: A Case Report. BKK Med J [Internet]. 2018 Feb. 20 [cited 2024 Apr. 15];14(1):43. Available from:
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