Oncologic emergencies

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Related to Local Tumor Effects

  1. Malignant airway obstruction
  2. Bone metastases and pathologic fractures
  3. Malignant Spinal Cord Compression
  4. Malignant Pericardial Effusion and Tamponade
  5. Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

Related to Biochemical Derangement

  1. Hypercalcemia of Malignancy
  2. Hyponatremia due to SIADH
  3. Adrenal Insufficiency
  4. Tumor Lysis Syndrome

Related to Hematologic Derangement

  1. Neutropenic Fever
  2. Leukostasis
  3. Hyperviscosity Syndrome
  4. Thromboembolism

Related to Therapy

  1. Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
  2. Chemotherapeutic drug extravasation

Source

Tintinalli