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Gaceta Médica Boliviana

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DE GUZMAN P, Oscar Niño et al. Benign multicystic mesothelioma: first reported case in Bolivia. Gac Med Bol [online]. 2015, vol.38, n.1, pp.43-47. ISSN 1012-2966.

Until 2 013 only 130 cases of mesenteric cysts have been described in the world, which is a rare find with difficulties to diagnose by uns-pecific symptoms, without pathognomonic imaging findings, which in all cases require surgical approach and histopathological study. We report the first case described in Bolivian literature of bening peritoneal multicystic mesothelioma benign in a female patient with Table 3 months of evolution, characterized by pain and increased volume in lower abdomen, difficulty in urination associated with radiographical evidence bladder pelvic mass or ovarian origin, performing laparotomy and histopathological study to determine diagnosis the patients presented a favorable evolution and she was discharged with foley catheter. Currently she has regular controls by gynecologic oncology and clinical oncology.

Keywords : benign cystic Mesothelioma; peritoneal cyst.

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