Other tumors

Topic Completed: 1 July 2012

Minor changes: 2 September 2020

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PubMed Search: gastric metastases

Elliot Weisenberg, M.D.
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Cite this page: Weisenberg E. Metastases. website. Accessed April 19th, 2021.
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
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