Summary of Mesothelioma
Flashcards on Mesothelioma
is a carcinogenic compound associated with mesothelioma.
Questions on Mesothelioma
A 40-year-old man comes to the office because of shortness of breath, increasing fatigue, lack of appetite and subsequent weight loss for the past 3 months, during which time he has lost 15-kg (33.1-lb). His temperature is 37.6°C (99.6°F), pulse is 80/min and respiratory rate is 16/min. Laboratory studies show a hemoglobin concentration of 10.7 g/dL. He has had lobar pneumonia 4 years ago, and he has been working as a ship builder for the past 10 years. Chest CT is obtained. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?