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Mesothelioma

"Mesothelioma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A tumor derived from mesothelial tissue (peritoneum, pleura, pericardium). It appears as broad sheets of cells, with some regions containing spindle-shaped, sarcoma-like cells and other regions showing adenomatous patterns. Pleural mesotheliomas have been linked to exposure to asbestos. (Dorland, 27th ed)


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Mesothelioma" by people in this website by year, and whether "Mesothelioma" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 22 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2007
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