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					The symptoms of Mesothelioma
Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that occurs in the thin tissue that lines most of
the internal organs (mesothelium). The doctor divides mesothelioma into several
types based on which part of this cancer occurs.

  Pleural malignant mesothelioma, which occurs in the tissue lining around the
lungs and is the most common type.
 Peritoneal mesothelioma, occurring in tissues that line the stomach.
 Pericardial mesothelioma, occurring in the tissue lining around the heart.
 Mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis, occurs in the lining around the testicles
The symptoms of Mesothelioma

Signs and the symptoms of mesothelioma varies based on where the cancer occurs.

Pleural mesothelioma, signs and symptoms include:
• Shortness of breath
• Pain when breathing
• Pain when coughing
• Pain in the lower rib
• an unusual lump in the chest under the skin layer
• Lost weight suddenly
• Dry cough

Peritoneal mesothelioma, signs and symptoms include:
• Pain in abdomen
• Swelling in the abdomen
• Changes in bowel movements, such as more frequent diarrhea or constipation
• Lump in the tissues in the abdominal area
• Lost weight suddenly

Other forms of mesothelioma
Signs and the symptoms pericardial mesothelioma and tunica vaginalis are unclear.
On health , there is no complete information about this. Pericardial mesothelioma
have signs and symptoms that may include difficulty breathing or chest pain. While
mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis can be detected first by the enlargement of the
testicles.

The Causes of Mesothelioma

In general, cancer occurs when cell DNA mutation. This mutation makes the cells
continued to grow and flourish while others have normal cell cycles of life and death.
Accumulation of cancer cells can form a malignant tumor.

It is unclear what causes the initial genetic mutations that lead to mesothelioma
although scientists identify factors that may increase the risk. Cancer may result from
a combination of several factors, such as heredity, environment, health condition and
lifestyle.

Benign pleural mesothelioma
Benign tumors that form in the chest sometimes called benign mesothelioma. But the
term is misleading. Benign mesothelioma is not started on the same cell where the
cancer is formed. And in some cases kacil, benign mesothelioma can be very
aggressive. For this reason, some doctors now prefer to call this tumor as a solitary
fibrous tumor.

Solitary fibrous tumors usually do not cause signs and the symptoms. It is unclear
what caused the solitary fibrous tumor, but tumors are associated with asbestos
contamination pollutants. Treatment for solitary fibrous tumors usually includes
surgery procedures.

				
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Description: Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that occurs in the thin tissue that lines most of the internal organs (mesothelium). The doctor divides mesothelioma into several types based on which part of this cancer occurs.