Gastric cancer (radiograph and ultrasound)

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Osama Yonso


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

Patient Data

Age: 45 y
Gender: Male

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
Published: 2nd Feb 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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