(2) A widened inferior aspect of the craniospinal irradiation field which encompasses the sacroiliac joints and covers the sacral nerve roots
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spade fieldSpade port Radiation oncology A field of RT that encompasses the splenic pedicle, para-aortic and common iliac lymph nodes; double thickness lead shields are placed over gonads and pelvic structures–bladder, rectum, uterus. See Radiation therapy.
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