tumor embolism

tu·mor em·bo·lism

embolism by neoplastic tissue transported from a tumor site and that may grow as a metastasis.
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Intracranial tumor culture of osteogenic sarcoma with fatal tumor embolism; report of a case.
Acute pulmonary hypertension caused by tumor embolism: a report of two cases.
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Being intravascular and friable, myxomas account for most cases of tumor embolism. Embolism occurs in about 30-40% of patients.
(3) Aside from myxomainduced dyspnea, venous thromboembolism complications, pulmonary tumor embolism (PTE), and deep venous thrombosis also occur in 1 in every 1,000 pregnancies.
Pulmonary tumor embolism occurs when clusters of cells from a primary malignant tumor invade venous circulation and travel to the lungs.
The two most commonly proposed mechanisms for PH in this group are pulmonary tumor thrombotic microangiopathy (PTTM) and pulmonary tumor embolism (PTE).
Successful recovery from a massive pulmonary arter tumor embolism occurring during surgery for renal cell carcinoma.
MCP was also used to challenge a common perception among scientists that tumor embolism (spread of tumor by chunks breaking off and floating through the bloodstream) was the result of the tumor simply lodging in small blood vessels.
Combined use of transesophageal echocardiography and basket catheter can prevent tumor embolism in a patient with renal cell carcinoma.
Carcinomatous arteriopathy and tumor embolism are not necessarily associated with the same prognosis as parenchymal or lymphangitic metastasis.