tumor blush


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tumor blush

enhancement of tumor on radiologic examinations by administration of contrast agents.
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tu·mor blush

(tū'mŏr blŭsh)
Enhancement of tumor on radiologic examination by administration of contrast agents.
Synonym(s): tumour blush.
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Nevertheless, clinicians should consider cardiac hemangioma in the differential diagnosis of cardiac masses, especially in patients with a typical angiographic "tumor blush" appearance, which demonstrates the vascular nature of the tumor.
The left carotid venous phase (c) shows a dense tumor blush. An oblique right common carotid injection (d) demonstrates no contribution to the tumor.
Catheter angiography was also performed, which demonstrated a tumor blush without aneurysm or vascular malformation (images not shown).