residual mass surgery

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residual mass surgery 

SURGICAL ONCOLOGY

Definition A rarely used* self-explanatory term for the re-excision of a tumour mass after chemotherapy failed to completely melt the initial mass–in particular of a germ cell tumour–into oblivion. 

*Less than 10 citations in the primary literature; the term has no universally accepted definition.  

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