Upper Gastrointestinal Bleed due to Duodenal Metastases of Lung Adenocarcinoma: Report of Two Cases and Review of Literature

Sumitro Kosasih, Khairul Najmi Muhammad Nawawi, Zhiqin Wong, Deborah Chew Chia Hsin, Andrea Yu Lin Ban, Raja Affendi Raja Ali

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Upper gastrointestinal bleeding as a result of gastrointestinal metastases from lung cancer is extremely rare. We report two cases of patients with duodenal metastases from lung adenocarcinoma presented with recurrent melena. Histopathological examination and immunohistochemical staining of the duodenal biopsies supported the diagnosis of metastatic lung adenocarcinoma.

Original languageEnglish
Article number3437056
JournalCase Reports in Medicine
Volume2019
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019

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Neoplasm Metastasis
Melena
Lung Neoplasms
Staining and Labeling
Hemorrhage
Biopsy
Adenocarcinoma of lung

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Upper Gastrointestinal Bleed due to Duodenal Metastases of Lung Adenocarcinoma : Report of Two Cases and Review of Literature. / Kosasih, Sumitro; Muhammad Nawawi, Khairul Najmi; Wong, Zhiqin; Chia Hsin, Deborah Chew; Ban, Andrea Yu Lin; Raja Ali, Raja Affendi.

In: Case Reports in Medicine, Vol. 2019, 3437056, 01.01.2019.

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