Table 2

Review of published cases of foamy cell mesothelioma
Case Age, gender, site Clinical data Microscopy Treatment
Cavazza [12] 56 F Asbestos exposure Papillary, 40% foam cells in solid areas Died 6 mo.
Pleura
Mikuz [4] 18 M Traumatic hydrocele Papillary. Foam cells in solid areas Surgery
Testis Alive and well 17 mo.
OrdoƱez [2] 73 M Asbestos exposure Papillary. Foam cells in solid areas & carcinoid tumor Chemotherapy and surgery
Pleura Died 6 mo.
Baker (series) [13] 47 F - Papillary. Foam cells in solid areas -
1 case/75 unknown
Komorowski [14] 45 F - Papillary. Foam cells in solid areas Surgery and radiation
Abdominal Died 1 yr.
Kitazawa [10] 31 F - Papillary. Solid stromal foamy cell Surgery and radiation.
Abdominal Alive and well 5 yr.
Present case 34 F Asbestos exposure Papillary. Foam cells in papillae and cores Surgery 3 mo.
Abdominal

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