Two pediatric cases of gastric adenocarcinoma and review of the literature


Altay D. , Karaman Z. F. , Özcan A. , Deniz K. , Ünal E. , Patiroğlu T., ...More

Erciyes Medical Journal, vol.43, no.3, pp.296-299, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Case Report
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/etd.2020.47715
  • Title of Journal : Erciyes Medical Journal
  • Page Numbers: pp.296-299
  • Keywords: Gastric adenocarcinoma, pediatric, weight loss, CARCINOMA

Abstract

Background: Gastric adenocarcinoma is an extremely rare tumor with a poor prognosis in childhood. Patients are usually diagnosed late, as they present with non-specific symptoms and therefore, patients have low survival rates after diagnosis.