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Types of Mesothelioma

Types of Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is not strictly speaking a cancer of the lungs, but affects the cells in the membrane surrounding the lungs: the pleura. This type is pleural mesothelioma. Mesothelioma can also affect other membranes including the peritoneum (abdominal membrane) and perineum (heart membrane).

Mesothelioma: Types list

The list of types of Mesothelioma mentioned in various sources includes:

  • Pleural mesothelioma
  • Peritoneal mesothelioma
  • Perineal mesothelioma
  • Malignant mesothelioma
  • Benign mesothelioma

Rare Types of Mesothelioma:

Mesothelioma: Rare Types

Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:

Mesothelioma: Related Disease Topics

More general medical disease topics related to Mesothelioma include:

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