Gastric carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

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Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male
Modality: Barium
Double contrast images from a barium meal study showing an advanced gastric malignancy involving the body of stomach.

Case Discussion

With the common use of endoscopy barium meal now has a rather selective use in assessing all forms of gastric disease, including stomach cancer. On occasion it is used when the patient either is unwilling or medically unfit to undergo OGD. CT is then indicated for staging purposes. 

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Case Information

rID: 21214
Case created: 10th Jan 2013
Last edited: 6th Aug 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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