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Revista médica de Chile

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Abstract

CALDERILLO-RUIZ, GERMÁN et al. Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the stomach. Report of three cases. Rev. méd. Chile [online]. 2018, vol.146, n.10, pp.1205-1209. ISSN 0034-9887.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0034-98872018001001205.

Gastric squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a rare type of cancer. We report three patients with the tumor. A 65 years old male presenting with weight los and heartburn. An upper gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed an ulcerated tumor whose biopsy disclosed a gastric epidermoid carcinoma. The patient was operated and chemotherapy was attempted, but he died five months later. A 39 years old male with an antral tumor corresponding to an epidermoid carcinoma. He was operated and received chemotherapy and radiotherapy and died one year later. A 79 years old female with a distal antral tumor corresponding to a undifferentiated epidermoid carcinoma. She received palliative therapy and died two months later.

Keywords : Carcinoma, Squamous Cell; Case Reports; Stomach.

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