Malignant pleural mesothelioma with brain metastasis

Hurmuz P., Zorlu F., Cansiz C., Emri S.

JOURNAL OF BUON, vol.14, no.1, pp.123-125, 2009 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.123-125


Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare neoplasm associated with poor prognosis. Local disease progression is the major cause of death rather than distant metastasis. Intracranial metastases are seen very rarely. Herein, we report a case of MPM with brain metastasis treated with cranial irradiation.