STRUCTURAL/OBSTRUCTIVE ONCOLOGIC EMERGENCIES

STRUCTURAL/OBSTRUCTIVE ONCOLOGIC EMERGENCIES is a topic covered in the Harrison's Manual of Medicine.

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The most common problems are superior vena cava syndrome; pericardial effusion/tamponade; spinal cord compression; seizures (Chap. 181) and/or increased intracranial pressure; and intestinal, urinary, or biliary obstruction. The last three conditions are discussed in Chap. 331 in HPIM-19.

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