9055/0 Multicystic mesothelioma, benign


Synonyms

Cystic mesothelioma, benign

Definitions

Testis/Male genital organs
ICD-O-3 topography code: C62-C63

An intermediate grade neoplasm arising from mesothelial cells, characterized by the presence of multiple cysts lined by flattened or cuboidal mesothelial cells. There is no evidence of significant cytologic atypia or increased mitotic activity. Approximately half of the cases recur. The recurrences may appear several years after the initial diagnosis. Rare cases of transformation to malignant mesothelioma have been described.