Ruptured cystic mesothelioma diagnosed after blunt trauma -
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The majority of blunt trauma is secondary to motor vehicle crashes, especially in those wearing seatbelts or sitting in the front or passenger seat location.Hollow viscus gastrointestinal injuries occur more frequently in small bowel, followed by colorectal, duodenum, stomach and appendix. A 25-year-old male presents after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Initialworkup was significant for moderate amount of pelvic free fluid and curvilinear,cysticlike structures in the pelvis. He subsequently developed peritonitis and underwentdiagnostic laparoscopy, which revealed multiple cystic nodules arising from theperitoneum. Pathology demonstrated benign cystic mesothelioma (BCM). BCM is a very rarecondition of mesotheliallined, variably sized, fluidfilled cysts that arises from theserous, pericardial or peritoneal lining...

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