Isolated splenic metastasis from gastric carcinoma: value of CEA and CA 19-9 in early diagnosis: report of two cases.

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We report two cases of an isolated splenic metastasis, occurring 5 and 3 years, respectively, after gastrectomy for gastric carcinoma. Serum carcinoembryonic antigen and CA 19-9 levels were evaluated preoperatively, postoperatively, and during the oncologic follow-up. The patients underwent splenectomy for solitary splenic metastasis. We conclude that the… (More)

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@article{Opocher2000IsolatedSM, title={Isolated splenic metastasis from gastric carcinoma: value of CEA and CA 19-9 in early diagnosis: report of two cases.}, author={Enrico Opocher and Rolando Santambrogio and Pedro Giavina Bianchi and Ugo Cioffi and Monica de Simone and Silvia Vellini and Marco Montorsi}, journal={American journal of clinical oncology}, year={2000}, volume={23 6}, pages={579-80} }