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IP International Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicological Sciences

A case of stage 4 gastric carcinoma (adenosquamous type) – rare clinical entity

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Author Details: S. Jaya Kiruthiga, R. Rajkamal

Volume : 2

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2456-9615

Print ISSN : 2581-9844

Article First Page : 37

Article End Page : 38


Globally gastric carcinoma is the fifth leading cause of cancer and the third leading cause of death from cancer making up 7% of cases and 9% of deaths. In 2012 it occurred in 950,000 people and caused 723,000 deaths. Before the 1930s in much of the world, it was the most common cause of death from cancer. Rates of death have been decreasing in many areas of the world. In this, we are going to discuss about a case of 70 yr old woman presenting with mass in the epigastrium was diagnosed to be stage 4 adenosquamous type of gastric carcinoma who has undergone subtotal gastrectomy with chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Gastric carcinoma, Gastrectomy