Author(s): James C McCaffrey, Fung J Foo, Neha Dalal, Kamran H Siddiqui
Mesotheliomas usually arise from the pleura and are malignant . We report an unusual case of benign p- eritoneal mesothelioma presenting in a 59- year-old woman. The disease resulted in bilateral hydrone phrosis ,colovesical fistula formation,recurrent small bowel obstruction and chronic abdominal pain . To date only a handful of cases have been reported and to the best of our knowledge , none has been so aggressive .