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What is Mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma is a disease that begins with accumulation of water in the chest cavity before the lung. The accumulation of water in the lungs is the sum of the edema of the lungs.

Malignant tumors of the lung membrane (pleura).

The so-called asbestos and erionite are usually found in people who have been exposed for many years.

Many patients do not have any asbestos or erionite exposure.

Familial predisposition has been reported.

Significant reduction in the disease has been observed since asbestos has been prohibited from being used in the industry.

Frequent cases of severe chest pain, weight loss, and cough occur in patients.

Water usually collects in the chest cavity, and the effect of this water can cause breathlessness.

In the picture below, we see a 52 year-old male patient with computed tomography and thoracoscopy images of mesothelioma on the right side.


Mesothelioma is the type of cancer that occurs in tissues that cover the surface of some internal organs. It is also called “lung cancer” because it usually appears in the lung. However, it rarely starts and spreads in the midge, the heart and other organs.

What are Mesothelioma Symptoms?

The indication for lung cancer is usually a few years after exposure to triggering factors. Some of the symptoms are:

Difficulty breathing
Pain under the rib cage
Night sweats, high fever
Not coughing
Fingertip swelling
Unexplained weight loss

The indications of mesothelioma seen in the mesothelioma are:

Pain, swelling or tuber formation in the abdominal region
Loss of appetite, unexplained weight loss
Diarrhea or constipation.