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Journal of the Korean Geriatrics Society 2010;14(1):36-41.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4235/jkgs.2010.14.1.36    Published online March 31, 2010.
A Case of Synchronous Double Early Gastric Cancer Lasting for 10 Years in Elderly Patient
Pyung Gohn Goh, Hee Seok Moon
Department of Internal Medicine, Chungnam National University College of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea. mhs1357@hanmail.net
노인 환자에서 발생한 동시성 2중 조기위암이 10년 동안 조기위암으로 지속된 증례 1예
충남대학교 의과대학 내과학교실
충남대학교 의과대학 내과학교실
Abstract
Early gastric cancer (EGC), which is defined as a lesion confined to the mucosa or the submucosa, regardless of the presence of lymph node metastasis, has a good prognosis than advanced gastric cancer. Generally, untreated early gastric cancer progress to advanced cancer cancer (AGC). But natural history of EGC is unclear and different from AGC. For example, EGC can have long natural history and frequently multiple synchronous lesions than AGC. And rarely, EGC can last as EGC for several years. This is the case lasting synchronous double EGC for 10 years in the elderly patient.
Key Words: Early gastric cancer


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