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primary lesion

The first lesion of a disease, esp. used in referring to chancre of syphilis.
See also: lesion
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Patients with synchronous bilateral breast cancer or metachronous cancers diagnosed within 2 years of the primary lesion had decreased survival than those with unilateral tumors.(20)
Uptake of iodine-123-metaiodobenzylguanidine ([sup.123]I-MIBG) was heterogeneous, being highly increased in cranial bones, cranial base, and bilateral orbits but only slightly increased in the primary lesion and bilateral kidneys and weak in other sites.
From January 1, 2009, to August 1, 2016, 102 patients with synchronous CRCLM underwent simultaneous resection of their primary lesions and liver metastases at National Cancer Center/Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, and we retrospectively reviewed their data.
Diagnostic workup by computed tomography, ultrasonography, barium studies, and endoscopic evaluation should be highly considered at the time of the diagnosis in an effort to identify the primary lesion and rule out other organ metastasis as this could dictate the course of therapy.
In present case, chronic non healing wounds on scrotal skin, right nostril and premaxilla region was noticed without any primary lesions of CTVS on penis and prepuce.
Regardless of therapeutic modalities for the primary lesion, local control was successfully achieved in all patients.
When investigating ocular tumours, a breast examination and chest radiograph should be performed to determine the possible presence of a primary lesion. A liver ultrasound scan and liver function tests should be done to investigate the presence of potential liver metastases.
After the primary lesion emerged the patient developed multiple 5-6mm tumors on the extensor side of arms, lower limbs, and postauricular, which clinically presented as prurigo nodularis.
In contrast, the findings of a primary lesion in [sup.68]Ga-PSMA-PET/CT corroborated those in WB-MRI only by 52.7%, implying that WB-MRI is better than [sup.68]Ga-PSMA-PET/CT in terms of the simultaneous evaluation of prostate and metastatic lesions.
Malignant melanoma (MM) metastases occur mostly within the first 5 years after initial diagnosis of the primary lesion, although later events have also been reported [1].
Therewith, a new onset of abdominal pain was detected; therefore, the patient was referred to our department to determine the primary lesion associated with multiple bone metastases and evaluate the cause of abdominal pain.
The surgical oncologist's management plan depends on patient characteristics and histopathological features of the primary lesion following excisional biopsy.

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