The pericardium is the lining that surrounds the heart. Mesothelioma affecting this area of the body is known as pericardial mesothelioma and symptoms include:
The early signs of mesothelioma are often similar to pneumonia with symptoms including chest pain, coughing, shortness of breath and a buildup of fluid (shown by a chest x-ray). The most commonly affected lung is the right, approximately 60% of the time, while symptoms in both lungs are rare at 5% of the time. Mesothelioma symptoms are not limited to the above.
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