Malignant and Borderline Mesothelial Tumors of the Pleura

Mark R. Wick, Kevin O. Leslie, Jon H. Ritter, Stacey E. Mills

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This chapter considers the clinicopathologic features of borderline and malignant mesothelial pleural neoplasms. They include “well-differentiated papillary mesothelioma,” multicystic mesothelial tumors of borderline biological potential, and malignant mesotheliomas. The specialized morphological features of those lesions are discussed, with emphasis on differential diagnosis with other tumors.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPractical Pulmonary Pathology
Subtitle of host publicationA Diagnostic Approach A Volume in the Pattern Recognition Series
ISBN (Electronic)9780323442848
ISBN (Print)9780323442893
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018


  • Borderline mesothelial pleural neoplasms
  • Malignant mesothelioma of the pleura
  • Multicystic mesothelioma
  • Well-differentiated papillary mesothelioma


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