Gastrocutaneous fistula following radiation therapy for seminoma of the testis.

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A case presentation of a gastrocutaneous fistula following orthovoltage radiotherapy for prophylactic lymph node sterilization for seminoma of the testis is recorded. Many factors determine the response of an organ to radiation and with certain circumstances irreversible damage ensues. The pathologic effects of radiation on the stomach in the reported… (More)

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@article{Hothem1974GastrocutaneousFF, title={Gastrocutaneous fistula following radiation therapy for seminoma of the testis.}, author={A L Hothem and Joseph Newsome}, journal={Annals of surgery}, year={1974}, volume={180 3}, pages={323-8} }