• A patient had severe, episodic hypoglycemia with a mass occupying almost the entire left hemithorax. This mass was initially thought to be an inoperable intrathoracic malignant neoplasm. The findings during operation and the histologic appearance, however, were of a unique, localized benign mesothelioma.
(Arch Intern Med 1983;143:1608-1610)
Mandal AK, Rozer MA, Salem FA, Oparah SS. Localized Benign Mesothelioma of the Pleura Associated With a Hypoglycemic Episode. Arch Intern Med. 1983;143(8):1608-1610. doi:10.1001/archinte.1983.00350080130031