Bone metastasis of gastric cancer

  title={Bone metastasis of gastric cancer},
  author={Kenzo Yoshikawa and Hisazo Kitaoka},
  journal={The Japanese journal of surgery},
Twenty-three patients with bone metastasis from gastric cancer which was resected during the ten years from 1970 through 1979 were investigated. The incidence was 1.2 per cent (23/1,945), and was higher in the younger patients. The main symptom was local bone pain. Change on the X-ray appeared a few months after complaints of pain. Consequently, the confirmation was delayed in most cases. All of the laboratory findings were not specific to bone metastasis. Referring to findings at the primary… CONTINUE READING


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