carcinomatosis


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Related to carcinomatosis: lymphangitic carcinomatosis, Leptomeningeal carcinomatosis

carcinomatosis

 [kahr″sĭ-no″mah-to´sis]
the condition of widespread dissemination of cancer throughout the body.

car·ci·no·ma·to·sis

(kar'si-nō-mă-tō'sis),
A condition resulting from widespread dissemination of carcinoma in multiple sites in various organs or tissues of the body; sometimes also used in relation to involvement of a relatively large region of the body.

carcinomatosis

/car·ci·no·ma·to·sis/ (kahr″sĭ-no-mah-to´sis) the condition of widespread dissemination of cancer throughout the body.

carcinomatosis

(kär′sə-nō′mə-tō′sĭs)
n.
A pathological condition characterized by the presence of carcinomas that have metastasized to many parts of the body.

carcinomatosis

carcinomatosis

Carcinosis Oncology An end-stage condition characterized by disseminated, fulminant extension of metastatic CA. See Metastatic carcinoma.

car·ci·no·ma·to·sis

(kahrsi-nōmă-tōsis)
Widespread dissemination of carcinoma in various organs or tissues of the body.
Synonym(s): carcinosis.

carcinomatosis

The state of widespread distribution of CANCER throughout the body occurring at a late stage in many cancers.

car·ci·no·ma·to·sis

(kahrsi-nōmă-tōsis)
A condition resulting from widespread dissemination of carcinomas in multiple sites in various organs or tissues of the body.

carcinomatosis

the condition of widespread dissemination of cancer throughout the body. Sometimes used to refer to widespread neoplastic involvement of an organ, e.g. abdominal carcinomatosis.
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Abdominal computed tomographic scan in the selection of patients with mucinous peritoneal carcinomatosis for cytoreductive surgery.
En el ano 2004, los servicios de Cirugia y de Oncologia de nuestro Hospital, solicitaron la colaboracion del equipo medico y de enfermeria de la unidad de Dialisis Peritoneal, para iniciar el tratamiento con quimioterapia intraperitoneal en pacientes con carcinomatosis peritoneal utilizando para ello el cateter de Tenckhoff.
Ironically, the same week he was diagnosed with the inoperable carcinomatosis, he was declared in remission from multiple myeloma, diagnosed in 1996.
Diffuse malignancies of the peritoneum include PMM and secondary peritoneal carcinomatosis in the clinical, imaging, and gross pathologic differential diagnosis in many cases.
In classical medicine, the most specific but relatively invasive method for the diagnosis of meningeal disease (either carcinomatosis or infection) is cytologic testing of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) by lumbar puncture followed by laboratory microscopic evaluation.
There were no hepatic metastases or peritoneal carcinomatosis.
first described a widely accepted and useful definition of PMP into three pathological subtypes with different pathological characteristics and different prognoses: disseminated peritoneal adenomucinosis (DPAM) which remains potentially non-invasive and stays localised to the abdomen; peritoneal mucinous carcinomatosis (PMCA) which has a metastatic potential; and an intermediate subtype (PMCA-I) which has invasive and metastatic potential with the possibilities of liver, lung and lymph node metastases.
Dural metastatic disease was approximately equal in frequency to that for another rare pattern of central nervous system cancer spread, leptomeningeal carcinomatosis.
Brain parenchyma sarcoidosis can mimic multiple sclerosis, metastasis, lymphoma, infections, and gliomas of the brain; whereas infections, carcinomatosis, meningioma, leukemic infiltration, lymphoma, and plasmacytoma can mimic meningeal sarcoidosis.
They cover the management of ovarian cancer, including theory and a review of clinical trials; a comparison of the effectiveness of intravenous and intraperitoneal chemotherapy; immunobiology; operative techniques and complications; the basic science of hyperthermia and chemotherapy; peritoneal carcinomatosis of colorectal origin; and cytoreductive surgery, together with studies from around the world.
She is now hospitalized with a bowel obstruction from peritoneal carcinomatosis.