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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Another case report showed biopsy proven diffuse bone marrow carcinosis in recurrent breast cancer patient by F18-FDG-PET/CT.
Eight operations ended as explorative laparotomies due to nonresectable liver metastasis and/or peritoneal carcinosis. The intraoperative findings differed from the preoperative radiological findings in 14 cases (48%).
In addition, systemic treatment of mice with neutralizing anti-CCL5 antibodies reduced the extent of subcutaneous tumors, liver metastases, and peritoneal carcinosis. More recently, a novel mechanism of immune escape mediated by CCL5 was defined by Chang et al.
Metastatic disease was established in 5 patients--in the liver (3 cases) and peritoneal carcinosis (2 cases).