carcinomatosis


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Related to carcinomatosis: lymphangitic carcinomatosis, Leptomeningeal carcinomatosis

carcinomatosis

[‚kärs·ən‚äm·ə′tō·səs]
(medicine)
Metastasis of a primary carcinoma to many sites throughout the body.
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Patients with pseudomyxoma peritonei associated with disseminated peritoneal adenomucosis have a significantly more favourable prognosis than patients with peritoneal mucinous carcinomatosis.
Leptomeningeal carcinomatosis is a condition where cancerous cells are found in the arachnoid mater and pia mater, the second innermost and innermost layers of the meninges.
La carcinomatosis peritoneal es uno de los principales patrones de recaida tras la cirugia en los tumores de localizacion abdominal y pelvica.
The population included 18 patients with a history of small bowel obstruction, 31 with rectovaginal nodularity, 78 with a CT scan prior to starting bevacizumab, 10 with a CT scan showing bowel involvement, and 21 with carcinomatosis.
Carcinomatosis is the word used to describe a cancer that spreads widely and affects an number of different parts of the body.
trial of high-dose steroids for lymphangitis carcinomatosis
Beta-glucuronidase -- A normal enzyme occurring abnormally in CSF in leptomeningeal carcinomatosis.
Nakagawa H, Murasawa A, Kubo S et al: Diagnosis and treatment of patients with meningeal carcinomatosis.
Marc Chamberlain, MD -- Professor of Neurology, University of Washington, a world renowned neuro-oncologist, well known for his work on leptomeningeal carcinomatosis.
In October 2011, the patient had progressive disease of the liver metastases, peritoneal carcinomatosis, and bone lesions (Fig.
Multiple foci of peritoneal carcinomatosis were scattered along abdomen and pelvis under the diaphragm.
Delayed repeated intraperitoneal chemotherapy after cytoreductive surgery for colorectal and appendiceal carcinomatosis.