Primary diffuse malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare malignancy, especially in pediatric patients. We describe a 15-year-old girl with diffuse MPM presenting with bloody ascites, anemia, and abdominal pain, who had a history of blunt abdominal injury about 3 days before admission. Emergent computed tomographic (CT) scans revealed massive ascites with multiple high-density mass-like lesions occupying the mesentery and omentum. The initial clinical presentation was misdiagnosed as traumatic hemoperitoneum. The patient underwent exploratory laparotomy and histologic diagnosis was established by immunohistochemistry.
|頁（從 - 到）||155-158|
|期刊||Chinese Journal of Radiology|
|出版狀態||已發佈 - 6月 2006|
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