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Gastric cancer presenting with acute disseminated intravascular coagulation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12385553     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Patients presenting with acute disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) as the first symptom of malignancy are rare. A 68-year-old man presented with DIC. On evaluation, he was found to have adenocarcinoma of the stomach. Resection of the growth controlled the DIC for a few days, after which the patient developed altered coagulation parameters and sepsis, and succumbed.
Aparna A Deshpande; Jignesh A Gandhi; Guruprasad Shetty; Sandeep Deshmukh; Amita S Joshi; Jayprakash V Hardikar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0254-8860     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Gastroenterol     Publication Date:    2002 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-10-18     Completed Date:  2002-11-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8409436     Medline TA:  Indian J Gastroenterol     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  164-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Seth G S Medical College and K E M Hospital, Mumbai.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Carcinoma, Signet Ring Cell / complications*
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation / etiology*
Stomach Neoplasms / complications*

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