metachronous

me·tach·ro·nous

(mĕ-tak'rō-nŭs),
Not synchronous; multiple separate occurrences, such as multiple primary cancers developing at intervals.
[meta- + G. chronos, time]
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metachronous

adjective Referring to lesions or conditions that appear at times differing from an event of interest—i.e., not synchronous.
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metachronous

adjective Referring to conditions that appear at times differing from an event of interest–ie, not synchronous
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metachronous

(mĕ-tăk′ră-nŭs) [″ + Gr. chronos, time]
Occurring at a different time than another similar event. The term is the antonym of synchronous. It is often used to describe two or more tumors of similar pathological type detected at different times within the body.
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Three patients had metachronous gallbladder (n=2) and CBD (n=1) cancer.
We conducted this study to to evaluate the effectiveness of NALR of inguinal hernia repair in children in our setup in terms of safety, recurrence rate and to evaluate the contralateral internal ring with incidence of metachronous inguinal hernia in postoperative period.
In conclusion, we believe that metachronous isolated pancreatic metastasis from RCC should be considered in the differential diagnosis for patients with a pancreatic tumor and a history of RCC.
Risk of Metachronous High-Risk Adenomas and Large Serrated Polyps in Individuals With Serrated Polyps on Index Colonoscopy: Data From the New Hampshire Colonoscopy Registry.
Objective: To determine risk factors affecting development of metachronous liver metastasis in rectal cancer patients after curative surgical resection.
Slaughter and his associates were the pioneers of the concept of field cancerization which evolved based on the occurrence of multiple primary tumours in the tumour-associated mucosa (TAM), synchronous or metachronous distant second tumours, multiple recurrences and persistence of tumours.
A 47-years-old female patient known with radically operated, bilateral metachronous breast cancer (with bilateral breast reconstruction in another institution), under continuous antiestrogen therapy, was admitted to our unit in order to evaluate the cause of a recently appeared menometrorrhagia.
Increased risk boils down to three key points: any patient with onset of advanced neoplasia before age 50, or a personal history of multiple cancers, whether synchronous or metachronous, or with a strong family history of cancer on one side of the family should be sent on for a detailed risk assessment," she said.
Quadruple primary synchronous and metachronous neoplasms are very rare and the incidence of them has been reported as below 0.1%; however, a few cases have reported to date.
Metachronous adenocarcinoma of lung mimicking metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma: A case report.