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  • adj. Around a tumor

Etymologies

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peri- +‎ tumoral

Examples

  • Dexamethasone is currently the standard treatment for peritumoral brain edema, but is associated with debilitating side effects including diabetes mellitus, hypertension, muscle weakness, bone loss, impaired wound healing and opportunistic infections.

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  • T cells of regulatory phenotype (CD4+CD25+Foxp3+) which might play a role in protumoral immune response were found to infiltrate peritumoral tissue increasingly during carcinogenesis.

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  • The significance of the tumor microenvironment is also exemplified in a study where expression of SPARC by peritumoral fibroblasts was shown to be associated with poorer prognosis for patients with pancreatic cancer

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  • Barzee S, Snarsky V, Santucci C, Tran B, et al. (2009) Regression of established AB1 murine mesothelioma induced by peritumoral injections of CpG oligodeoxynucleotide either alone or in combination with poly (I: C) and CD40 ligand plasmid DNA.

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  • After the fi rst fraction, she experienced men - tal status changes and had an increase in peritumoral edema as seen on CT and MRI.

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  • The majority of recent studies report that DW images and / or ADC maps cannot distinguish neoplastic cell infiltration from peritumoral edema in patients with malignant glioma In 1995, Tien et al could distinguish areas of peritumoral neoplastic cell infiltration from predominantly peritumoral edema when abnormalities were located in the white matter aligned in the direction of the DW gradient.

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  • However, Recent findings do not support the hypothesis that peritumoral neoplastic cell infiltration can be depicted by means of ADCs or ADC maps

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  • The hyperechoic boundaries clearly delineate the peritumoral lympathatic vessels of the VX2 tumors.

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