carcinomatosis


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carcinomatosis

[‚kärs·ən‚äm·ə′tō·səs]
(medicine)
Metastasis of a primary carcinoma to many sites throughout the body.
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Relevancia de los cuidados de enfermeria en pacientes con carcinomatosis peritoneal, sometidos a citorreduccion y quimioterapia intraoperatoria, intraperitoneal, hipertermica (HIPEC).
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.
These data suggest that port-site implantation is not a concern that should deter clinicians from laparoscopic evaluation of a suspected ovarian neoplasm unless a patient presents with ascites or carcinomatosis suggestive of advanced disease.
No one ever survived carcinomatosis meningitis!" None of her doctors had ever suggested that we should behave in a more compassionate fashion.
Beta-glucuronidase -- A normal enzyme occurring abnormally in CSF in leptomeningeal carcinomatosis. Beta-2-microglobulins -- A low molecular weight molecule observed to be elevated in B-cell lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Waldenstrom's Disease and multiple myeloma.
In cases of breast cancer, the diagnoses of parenchymal brain metastases and leptomeningeal carcinomatosis are often delayed (1).
Only 19 (8%) were given a diagnosis based on the laboratory evaluation: 8 had anemia, 3 were hypothyroid, 3 had mononucleosis, 3 had other infections, 1 had diabetes, and 1 had carcinomatosis.[3] The Table shows results from 4 other series of fatigued patients.
There are 12 chapters dedicated to topics such as the normal spine, congenital spine anomalies, spinal cord tumors, trauma, metastases and carcinomatosis.
Re-evaluation revealed progressive disease with new nodules in the right lung basis, multiple metastases emerging in the liver, peritoneal carcinomatosis, and severe right hydroureteronephrosis, despite stable lymphadenopathies and the tumor in the bladder.
(23-25) There are anecdotal reports of young female patients presenting with disseminated disease in the form of multiple masses in the abdominopelvic cavity, resembling disseminated leiomyomatosis or carcinomatosis clinically.