Endobronchial metastasis from stomach cancer

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Abstract

A young woman presented with a dry cough present during the previous 4 weeks. A chest radiograph demonstrated diffuse interstitial infiltration in both lower lung fields. Fibreoptic bronchoscopic examination revealed multiple 2-3 mm elevated nodules on the bronchial surface and a mucosal biopsy showed extensive subepithelial infiltration of poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma without definite precancerous alteration in the overlying epithelium. Studies for the evaluation of primary tumour focus were performed. Oesophagogastroduodenoscopy showed advanced gastric cancer of Borrmann type III, and mucosal biopsy of the stomach showed poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma. The patient was treated three times with systemic chemotherapy, but her condition deteriorated. Three months after diagnosis, she died of complicated pneumonia. This is a rare case of endobronchial metastasis from stomach cancer. The stomach is an unusual site of endobronchial metastasis from extrathoracic primary malignancy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)89-92
Number of pages4
JournalRespirology
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Apr 27

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Stomach Neoplasms
Stomach
Adenocarcinoma
Neoplasm Metastasis
Digestive System Endoscopy
Biopsy
Cough
Neoplasms
Pneumonia
Thorax
Epithelium
Drug Therapy
Lung

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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In: Respirology, Vol. 4, No. 1, 27.04.1999, p. 89-92.

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