Surgical Treatment of Bone Metastasis Followed by a Primary Lung Cancer Lesion: Report of a Case

@article{Higashiyama2004SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical Treatment of Bone Metastasis Followed by a Primary Lung Cancer Lesion: Report of a Case},
  author={Masahiko Higashiyama and Ken Kodama and K. Takami and Naozumi Higaki and Terumasa Yamada and Masayuki Mano and Yoshitane Tsukamoto and Nobuhito Araki and Hideki Yoshikawa},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  year={2004},
  volume={34},
  pages={600-605}
}
In August 1997, a 68-year-old man presented with right pelvic pain. Pelvic computed tomography (CT) and bone scintigraphy showed a huge tumor of the right iliac bone. No other lesion was detected, in spite of a high serum carcinoembryonic antigen level (CEA, 963 ng/ml). In October 1997, the iliac bone tumor was widely resected, and thereafter was diagnosed to be a metastatic adenocarcinoma of unknown origin. After a resection, the serum CEA level dropped as low as 6.4 ng/ml, but gradually went… CONTINUE READING