Stromal / other tumors
Metastases to stomach

Author: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 19 December 2016, last major update July 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

PubMed Search: gastric metastases
Cite this page: Metastases to stomach. website. Accessed December 11th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Uncommon
  • Most common: leukemia, lymphoma, melanoma, breast, esophagus, lung, but almost all sites reported
  • Melanoma and carcinomas tend to be multiple and ulcerated
  • Metastatic breast and lung carcinomas may resemble linitis plastica
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Merkel cell carcinoma

Breast carcinoma
simulating linitis plastica