Gastric cancer (radiograph and ultrasound)

Case contributed by Dr M Osama Yonso

Presentation

The patient complains of weight loss and general fatigue, vomiting and epigastric pain.

Patient Data

Age: 45 y
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Ultrasound image shows  the thickness of the stomach wall, surrounded by free fluid.

Chest x-ray image shows an increase in the distance between the stomach air pocket and the left  diaphragm (an indirect sign of the thickness of the stomach wall).

Case Discussion

Gastric cancer proven by gastric endoscopy,

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Case information

rID: 27411
Case created: 2nd Feb 2014
Last edited: 10th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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