Chest mass in a patient with gastric cancer.

  title={Chest mass in a patient with gastric cancer.},
  author={Roberta Bridenbaugh and John M. Thompson and Charmaine Bautista},
  volume={254 19},
A 71-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital for gastric surgery. The preoperative diagnosis of adenocarcinoma of the stomach had previously been established by upper gastrointestinal tract examination followed by gastroscopy and biopsy. History The patient, in excellent health all her life, had an abdominal hysterectomy 25 years previously. Physical examination revealed no significant abnormality. An isotopic scan of the liver was normal. A chest roentgenogram demonstrated a mass in the… 
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Bochdalek's diaphragmatic hernia (hernia through trigonum lumbocostale ofdiaphragm) may be demonstrated unequivocally via computerised tomography through sagittal image reconstruction is helpful to identify the hernia.