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William Schaffner, a professor of medicine and infectious diseases at Vanderbilt University’s medical school, said another possibility is that an infection has spilled into the peritoneum, the lining of the abdomen.
Lynn told me that her husband, Mark, was diagnosed in September 2016 with late-stage cancer of the peritoneum, or abdominal lining.
Cells can land on the uterosacral ligaments, uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, bowels, bladder, peritoneum, appendix, and sometimes in rare cases, the diaphragm, lungs, or the brain.
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