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Lymphangitis carcinomatosa complicating primary malignant peritoneal mesothelioma.
  1. P. S. Craft,
  2. M. S. Reading,
  3. S. Jain,
  4. R. A. O'Neil
  1. Medical Oncology, Woden Valley Hospital, Canberra, Australia.


    A patient with malignant peritoneal mesothelioma and a diffuse pulmonary infiltrate is described. Computed tomographic scanning suggested lymphangitis carcinomatosa. This was confirmed on transbronchial biopsy to be due to metastatic mesothelioma.

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