What Is Pleural Mesothelioma?

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Pleural mesothelioma is a type of malignant cancer occurs in the lining of lungs and chest wall. It is often caused by asbestos exposure. The symptoms of pleural mesothelioma often come slowly, some may not appear until 20 to 50 years after asbestos exposure. The common symptoms of pleural mesothelioma include chest wall pain, dry cough, shortness of breath and fluid in the lungs. Keywords: pleural mesothelioma