Lung adenocarcinoma presenting as obstructive jaundice: a case report and review of literature

@article{Pericleous2008LungAP,
  title={Lung adenocarcinoma presenting as obstructive jaundice: a case report and review of literature},
  author={Stephanos Pericleous and Samrat Mukherjee and Robert Rayner Hutchins},
  journal={World Journal of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={6},
  pages={120 - 120}
}
BACKGROUND Lung cancer is known to metastasize to the pancreas with several case reports found in the literature, however, most patients are at an advanced stage and receive palliative treatment. CASE PRESENTATION We describe the case of a 56 year old male patient who presented with a picture of obstructive jaundice. Investigations revealed an obstructing lesion in the pancreas and a further lesion in the lung with benign appearances. The patient underwent a pancreatectomy and, unexpectedly… CONTINUE READING
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