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metastasize

[mə′tas·tə‚sīz]
(medicine)
To be transferred by metastasis.
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The first to introduce the term "benign metastasizing fibroleiomyoma" was P.
There are several main hypotheses that have been proposed: (a) it could be a benign uterine tumor that spreads through hematic route to the lungs or other organs, since the majority of patients had prior myomectomy or hysterectomy; (b) it could be a low grade leiomyosarcoma metastasizing to lungs; (c) it could represent primary pulmonary leiomyomatosis too, but coexisting with uterine leiomyoma [5].
All patients were reported to have a history of uterine leiomyoma and a prior curettage, myomectomy or hysterectomy and metastasizing occurs mainly in premenopausal and perimenopausal woman.
Basal cell epithelioma metastasizing to lymph nodes.
Metastasizing basal cell carcinoma developing in a gunshot wound in a black man.
Astutely, he also chose to present the metastasizing narrative from, for the most part, the perspectives of children who grew up in the title favela - or at least the ones who made it to adulthood, and tended to take over the place by killing the ones who didn't.
Uncommon malignant lesions associated with pleomorphic adenomas are carcinoma, malignant mixed tumors, and metastasizing mixed tumors.
The abnormal presence of OB-cadherin in tumor cells has been found to be linked to cancer metastasizing to distant sites," explains Dr.
The company has developed the LDS with multiple applications in mind, including wound management, identification of potential pressure ulcers and detection of metastasizing cancer in patients diagnosed with cutaneous malignant melanoma.