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Lymphangitic Carcinomatosis

MedGen UID:
65954
Concept ID:
C0238258
Neoplastic Process
Synonym: Lymphangitis carcinomatosa
SNOMED CT: Lymphangitis carcinomatosa (255119002)

Definition

Extensive infiltration of the lymphatic vessels by cancer cells, resulting in widespread cancer dissemination. The lymphatic vessels appear as palpable, cord-like structures, especially in skin areas overlying the carcinoma. [from NCI]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVLymphangitic Carcinomatosis

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Kim J, Dabiri B, Hammer MM
Clin Radiol 2021 Jun;76(6):399-406. Epub 2021 Feb 7 doi: 10.1016/j.crad.2020.12.025. PMID: 33563413
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Radiographics 2004 Jul-Aug;24(4):985-97; discussion 998. doi: 10.1148/rg.244035160. PMID: 15256622

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Kim MS, Jeong SY, Lee YY, Choi CH, Kim TJ, Kim BG, Bae DS, Lee JW
Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 2022 Mar;61(2):333-338. doi: 10.1016/j.tjog.2022.02.024. PMID: 35361397
Jreige M, Dunet V, Letovanec I, Prior JO, Meuli RA, Beigelman-Aubry C, Schaefer N
J Nucl Med 2020 Jan;61(1):26-32. Epub 2019 Jun 21 doi: 10.2967/jnumed.119.229575. PMID: 31227574
Iijima Y, Akiyama H, Atari M, Fukuhara M, Nakajima Y, Kinosita H, Uramoto H
Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 Aug 23;22(4):230-6. Epub 2016 Apr 27 doi: 10.5761/atcs.oa.16-00049. PMID: 27118522Free PMC Article
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Diagnosis

Kim MS, Jeong SY, Lee YY, Choi CH, Kim TJ, Kim BG, Bae DS, Lee JW
Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 2022 Mar;61(2):333-338. doi: 10.1016/j.tjog.2022.02.024. PMID: 35361397
Kim J, Dabiri B, Hammer MM
Clin Radiol 2021 Jun;76(6):399-406. Epub 2021 Feb 7 doi: 10.1016/j.crad.2020.12.025. PMID: 33563413
Gagnon MH, Wallace AB, Yedururi S, Khanna G
Pediatr Radiol 2021 Jan;51(1):131-139. Epub 2020 Sep 23 doi: 10.1007/s00247-020-04821-y. PMID: 32965564
Lin WR, Lai RS
QJM 2014 Nov;107(11):935-6. Epub 2014 Apr 8 doi: 10.1093/qjmed/hcu076. PMID: 24713225
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Therapy

Badau LM, Ciocoiu AD, Oprean CM, Segarceanu NA, Gheju A, Vlaicu B
Curr Oncol 2022 Mar 10;29(3):1890-1901. doi: 10.3390/curroncol29030154. PMID: 35323354Free PMC Article
Kim J, Dabiri B, Hammer MM
Clin Radiol 2021 Jun;76(6):399-406. Epub 2021 Feb 7 doi: 10.1016/j.crad.2020.12.025. PMID: 33563413
Iijima Y, Akiyama H, Atari M, Fukuhara M, Nakajima Y, Kinosita H, Uramoto H
Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 Aug 23;22(4):230-6. Epub 2016 Apr 27 doi: 10.5761/atcs.oa.16-00049. PMID: 27118522Free PMC Article
Zhuang L, Liu X, Hu C, Zhang L, Jiang G, Wu J, Zheng S
World J Surg Oncol 2014 Mar 27;12:66. doi: 10.1186/1477-7819-12-66. PMID: 24669948Free PMC Article
Choi YW, Munden RF, Erasmus JJ, Park KJ, Chung WK, Jeon SC, Park CK
Radiographics 2004 Jul-Aug;24(4):985-97; discussion 998. doi: 10.1148/rg.244035160. PMID: 15256622

Prognosis

Riley L, Verma N, Mohammed TL, Ataya A
Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 2021 Jan-Feb;50(1):104-107. Epub 2018 Jul 23 doi: 10.1067/j.cpradiol.2018.07.008. PMID: 30120017
Whittington JR, Whitcombe DD, Eads LE, Jeffus SK, Quick CM, Wendel PJ, Magann EF
Am J Case Rep 2019 Dec 17;20:1888-1891. doi: 10.12659/AJCR.919412. PMID: 31844036Free PMC Article
Lin WR, Lai RS
QJM 2014 Nov;107(11):935-6. Epub 2014 Apr 8 doi: 10.1093/qjmed/hcu076. PMID: 24713225
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Clinical prediction guides

Hui D, Yennurajalingam S
Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 2023 Dec 1;17(4):270-276. Epub 2023 Sep 29 doi: 10.1097/SPC.0000000000000677. PMID: 37773042
Shioya S, Masuda T, Iwamoto H, Yamaguchi K, Sakamoto S, Horimasu Y, Miyamoto S, Nakashima T, Fujitaka K, Hamada H, Hattori N
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Ooi H, Chen CY, Hsiao YC, Huang WS, Hsieh BT
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Recent systematic reviews

Kim TH, Woo S, Yoon SH, Halpenny DF, Han S, Suh CH
AJR Am J Roentgenol 2019 Nov;213(5):1059-1072. Epub 2019 Aug 15 doi: 10.2214/AJR.19.21485. PMID: 31414902Free PMC Article
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