Gastric adenocarcinoma in a 13-year-old boy: a diagnosis not often seen in this age group.


Gastric adenocarcinoma is not uncommon in the adult population, but in the pediatric population it is an extremely rare entity. A 13-year-old boy was referred to a pediatric oncology unit for evaluation of a tumor in the upper abdomen. Further investigation revealed an advanced stage gastric carcinoma with metastases suggestive for a hereditary cause… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/08880018.2010.520820

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