tumor seeding

tumor seeding

The spillage of tumor cell clusters and their subsequent growth as malignant implants at a site adjacent to an original tumor. See Tumor implant.

tumor seeding

The spread of cancer cells to neighboring tissues, e.g., along the course of a biopsy needle or via a laparoscope.
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The biggest limitation of subconjunctival chemotherapy is ineffective control of subretinal tumor seeding.
Table2: Frequency and percentages of lymphadenopathy, adjacent organ invasion, tumor seeding, ascites, peritoneal surface and distant metastasis.
Nephrostomy tract tumor seeding following percutaneous manipulation of a ureteral carcinoma.
Percutaneous biopsies and FNACs are unwarranted in cases of adrenal masses due to potential hazard of tumor seeding into the retroperitoneum, and are often inconclusive (1,8).
Risks and consequences of tumor seeding after percutaneous fine needle biopsy four diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma).
3) Following resection, recurrence at a secondary site may occur as a result of metastasis or tumor seeding along the surgical pathway.
Dodd has observed were three arterial bleeds, four cases of tumor seeding along the electrode track, one diaphragmatic injury, four delayed (by 3-4 weeks) hepatic abscesses, and five burns around the edges of the ground pad.
The group also discussed the importance of recognizing artifactual tumor seeding of the choroid and other extraocular tissues during fresh tumor retrieval to avoid overdiagnosing choroidal invasion.
Concerns about the safety of FNAB include bleeding, tumor seeding, and facial nerve injury.
1-3) The diffuse growth pattern results in late clinical diagnoses because there is no retinal mass, and associated tumor seeding may mimic uveitis.