carcinomatosis


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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

(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

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.
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La carcinomatosis peritoneal es uno de los principales patrones de recaida tras la cirugia en los tumores de localizacion abdominal y pelvica.
The diagnostic accuracy of TPS and TPA was investigated for any CNS metastases, parenchymal brain metastases, and for leptomeningeal carcinomatosis. For classification of patients, we implemented the terminology described by Altman (12).
It also showed carcinomatosis peritonei and massive ascites.
Schwarz et al., "Therapeutic approach of human peritoneal carcinomatosis with Dbait in combination with capnoperitoneum: proof of concept," Surgical Endoscopy, vol.
By information given in this case report, one can understand that peritoneal tuberculosis can often mimick advanced ovarian cancer and peritoneal carcinomatosis. It should always be considered in differential diagnosis, but the diagnosis is rarely easy for clinicians.
Lifshitz, "Acute bilateral blindness in meningeal carcinomatosis," Eye, vol.
Laparoscopic hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) for the treatment of malignant ascites secondary to unresectable peritoneal carcinomatosis from advanced gastric cancer.
Cytoreduction surgery followed by hyperthermic intraoperative peritoneal chemotherapy for peritoneal carcinomatosis. Interventional procedures guidance [IPG331].
Lack of clinical improvement in these patients could be explained by failing of peristalsis due to peritoneal carcinomatosis and poor general condition.
New onset ascites, lymphadenopathy, omental caking, and peritoneal nodules typically point to metastatic carcinomatosis. However, in endemic areas, coccidioidomycosis also should be considered as a potential diagnosis.
First diagnosed with lung cancer, in 2013 Harper was also found to have another form of cancer, leptomeningeal carcinomatosis.
Imaging studies demonstrating an absence of liver lesions and clinical presentation as peritoneal carcinomatosis strongly favor a diagnosis of HCO.