carcinomatosis


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Related to carcinomatosis: lymphangitic carcinomatosis, Leptomeningeal carcinomatosis

car·ci·no·ma·to·sis

 (kär′sə-nō′mə-tō′sĭs)
n.
A pathological condition characterized by the presence of carcinomas that have metastasized to many parts of the body.

[Greek karkinōma, karkinōmat-, cancerous ulcer; see carcinoma + -osis.]

carcinomatosis

(ˌkɑːsɪˌnəʊməˈtəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) pathol a condition characterized by widespread dissemination of carcinomas or by a carcinoma that affects a large area. Also called: carcinosis

car•ci•no•ma•to•sis

(ˌkɑr sə noʊ məˈtoʊ sɪs)

n.
a condition marked by the production of carcinomas throughout the body.
[1900–05]

carcinomatosis

carcinosis.
See also: Cancer
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carcinomatosis

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PKC plans to evaluate the effectiveness of this strategy in an upcoming clinical trial in patients diagnosed with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis and who have also had HER2 positive breast cancer.
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Reported findings on CT include ascites, large omental masses, and low density peritoneal lesions with peripheral enhancement mimicking peritoneal carcinomatosis or pseudomyxoma peritonei.
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6) classified three pathological types of pseudomyxoma peritonei, namely (1) low-grade disseminated peritoneal adenomucinosis (DPAM), (2) high-grade peritoneal mucinous carcinomatosis (PMCA) and (3) peritoneal mucinous carcinomatosis with intermediate-grade or discordant features (PMCA-I/D).
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