Were You Diagnosed With Pericardial Mesothelioma? You have a Right to Seek
Compensation for your Asbestos Illness
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Pericardial mesothelioma is a cancer that attacks the pericardium, or the
lining, of the heart.
It is the least common form of mesothelioma, found in less than 10 percent of
Asbestos is the only known cause of mesothelioma, however, the
process by which asbestos causes pericardial
mesothelioma specifically is not known. What health workers do know is that
inflammation in the pericardium leads to cancerous growths.
Patients typically complain of chest pain or other heart-related symptoms due
to a build-up of fluid. Shortness of breath and cough are less common symptoms
of pericardial mesothelioma cancer.Abdominal pain
A change in your bowel habits, such as more frequent diarrhea or
Lumps of tissue in the abdomen
Unexplained weight loss
According to the Mayo Clinic, a
not-for-profit medical practice dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of
complex illnesses such as mesothelioma, peritoneal mesothelioma signs and
symptoms may include:
If you have received a diagnosis of an asbestos-related illness, you have a
right to seek financial compensation through legal action.
may be able to assist you. Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. is a leading plaintiffs'
law firm that has represented people affected by mesothelioma for over 20 years. Men and women
diagnosed with mesothelioma or lung cancer caused by asbestos exposure may be
entitled to compensation from the companies responsible for their
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