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Radiation associated malignant pleural mesothelioma.
  1. Y Lerman,
  2. Y Learman,
  3. P Schachter,
  4. E Herceg,
  5. Y Lieberman,
  6. A Yellin
  1. Israel Defence Forces Medical Corps.


    Malignant pleural mesothelioma of epithelial type developed in a 24 year old woman, 20 years after radiotherapy for Hodgkin's disease. This case and a review of published cases indicate that radiation may induce malignant mesothelioma.

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