Types of Mesothelioma
Various Types of Mesothelioma
Do you know about mesothelioma? This is a very dangerous disease and it is related to lungs. It is divided into two groups and these both groups are very important. The first group is benign mesothelioma and the second important group is malignant.
The symptoms of these two groups are very similar to each other and it is very difficult to distinguish between them. Only an expert and experienced doctor can distinguish between the symptoms of these two groups. Therefore we should always prefer only experienced and efficient doctor to avoid any further problem in future. The most important factor is that how to identify this disease? The identification of this disease is not easy because its symptoms are very complicated. So the common person cannot identify the symptoms of this disease.
The disease is related to the lungs so that you can identify this disease after the process of X-Ray scans of your lungs. Similarly there are many other symptoms of benign mesothelioma but the most important are the chest pain, cough and the fever is also most important indication of this disease. However the presence of the clubbed finger is also an important symptom of this disease. The clubbed finger always appears when the oxygen level of blood reduces or fall. The treatment of benign mesothelioma is easy than the malignant. In the treatment of the benign the tumors are removed surgically. Therefore it is reported by the doctors and surgeons that the treatment of the benign is easy than malignant.
The benign mesothelioma some time develops into the malignant form. Therefore the doctors advise to have X-Ray of lungs regularly so that you can identify the disease. This type of regular checkup is very necessary because it can prevent from many types of disorders. Therefore you should meet with doctor to have a complete medical checkup. The malignant mesothelioma is further classified into many types based upon the location of the tumor.
The most important is the pleural mesothelioma and it is related to cavity of lungs. This is the most common type of mesothelioma cancer and its symptom includes the chest pain and cough. Some time it creates the difficulty in the process of breathing. Similarly the fever is also the most important symptom of this disease. Similarly the other most important type of mesothelioma is the peritoneal mesothelioma.
This type of mesothelioma always appears in the stomach of the patient. This type of cancer usually originates from the abdomen and after some time it spreads to other parts. The symptoms include the pain in the abdomen and many others. In some cases the loss of appetite occurs due to this disease. Similarly some time the problem in breathing process also occurs. Another type of mesothelioma is the pericardial mesothelioma. It affects the cavity of heart and its symptoms include the pain, shortness of breath and many other types of symptoms. The treatment of different types of mesothelioma is different. The most important type of treatments includes the surgery, chemotherapy and the use of radiations.