Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics

CORRESPONDENCE
Year
: 2017  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 1047--1049

Multiple pelvic cysts in a patient with familial Mediterranean fever: Benign cystic mesothelioma


Melek Karakurt Eryilmaz1, Hasan Mutlu1, Gokhan Tazegul2, Ramazan Eryılmaz3, Fatma Yalçın Müsri1, Derya Kıvrak Salim1, Betül Ünal4, Hasan Şenol Coşkun1 
1 Department of Medical Oncology, Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Antalya, Turkey
2 Department of Internal Medicine, Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Antalya, Turkey
3 Department of General Surgery, Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Antalya, Turkey
4 Department of Pathology, Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Antalya, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Gokhan Tazegul
Department of Internal Medicine, Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Antalya
Turkey

Benign cystic mesothelioma (BCM) is a rare tumor arising from endothelial cells of the pelvic visceral or parietal peritoneum. It is a clinically and histopathologically benign disease. Etiology and pathogenesis of BCM remain unclear. Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an inherited disorder characterized by episodes of fever, and abdominal, chest and/or joint inflammation. Association between malignant mesothelioma and FMF has been reported previously; however, co-existence of FMF and BCM is rare. Here, we report a case of BCM in a 43-year-old male patient with FMF.


How to cite this article:
Eryilmaz MK, Mutlu H, Tazegul G, Eryılmaz R, Müsri FY, Salim DK, Ünal B, Coşkun H&. Multiple pelvic cysts in a patient with familial Mediterranean fever: Benign cystic mesothelioma.J Can Res Ther 2017;13:1047-1049


How to cite this URL:
Eryilmaz MK, Mutlu H, Tazegul G, Eryılmaz R, Müsri FY, Salim DK, Ünal B, Coşkun H&. Multiple pelvic cysts in a patient with familial Mediterranean fever: Benign cystic mesothelioma. J Can Res Ther [serial online] 2017 [cited 2020 Aug 13 ];13:1047-1049
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