Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma

What is Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma?

Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma is a primary peritoneal malignancy occurring in the lining cells (mesothelium) of the peritoneal cavity.

Other condition names

  • Diffuse malignant peritoneal mesothelioma
  • Primary malignant peritoneal mesothelioma

Inheritance type

Multigenic/multifactorial, Not applicable


  • Europe: 1-9 in 100,000

Age of Onset

  • Adult
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