Soft tissue sarcoma with metastasis to the stomach: A case report.

06:00 EDT 27th October 2010 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Soft tissue sarcoma with metastasis to the stomach: A case report."

Soft tissue sarcomas are unusual malignancies comprising 1% of cancer diagnoses in the United States. Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma accounts for approximately 5% of sarcomas occurring in adults. The most common site of metastasis is the lung, with other sites being bone, the brain, and the liver. Metastasis to the gastrointestinal tract has rarely been documented. We present an unusual case of high-grade pleomorphic sarcoma with metastasis to the stomach, complicated by upper gastrointestinal bleeding.


Department of Surgery, Meharry Medical College, 1005 Dr. D.B. Todd, Jr. Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37208, United States.

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: World journal of gastroenterology : WJG
ISSN: 1007-9327
Pages: 5130-4


DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [24710 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Effect of immune suppression on metastasis in a patient with hepatocellular carcinoma metastasized to the colon and stomach: A case report.

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a highly malignant cancer, which can invade the portal vein and cause liver/long bone metastasis, although digestive tract metastatic tumor from the liver is very rar...

Pulmonary Actinomycosis Imitating Lung Cancer on (18)F-FDG PET/CT: A Case Report and Literature Review.

Here we report a case of 41-year-old man with a soft tissue density mass at right upper lung and palpable abscesses at right upper backside and right wrist. (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission ...

Low Grade Fibromyxoid Sarcoma of the Palate: A Case Report.

Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma (LGFMS) are rare soft-tissue sarcomas that usually come to attention as slow growing masses. Males and females are affected approximately equally and typically arising in...

Salvaging of a failed Lapidus procedure by the soft tissue osteodesis procedure: A six-year follow-up case report.

Soft tissue approach to hallux valgus deformity correction has not been popular due to concerns of its effectiveness. Osteodesis procedure is a soft tissue technique that has been reported with favora...

Lateral Soft Palate Growth Deficiency: Case Report and Therapeutic Management.

We report the case of a girl with syndromic cleft palate, probably as part of a first branchial arch syndrome, who was unique in having almost complete unilateral aplasia of the soft palate. Rather th...

Clinical Trials [3878 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

3D Imaging of Hard and Soft Tissue in Orthognathic Surgery

The primary objective of this clinical trial is to assess the influence of orthognathic surgery on facial soft tissue, such as changes (volume, linear, angular) of facial hard and soft tis...

Study to Evaluate SBRT Treatment From Lung Metastasis From Soft Tissue Sarcoma

In this study the investigators treat PM oligometastatic patients with SBRT. Our objective is to evaluate rate of local control of treated lesions in patients treated with Intensity Modula...

An Electronic Health Record (EHR)-Based Comprehensive Bone and Soft Tissue Tumor Registry

Translational studies in cancer research can be impeded by the lack of high-quality clinical data that can be correlated with research questions. This is particularly true in the case of r...

Ultrasound Monitoring of Abdominal Soft Tissue

This research study is being done to collect data and analyze the motion of soft tissue in the abdomen (liver, pancreas, stomach and intestines) of people who have pancreatic and liver can...

Cabozantinib for Adults With Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Background: - Cabozantinib is a cancer treatment drug that blocks the growth of new blood vessels in tumors. It can also block a chemical on tumor cells that allows the cells to grow. A s...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Injuries of tissue other than bone. The concept is usually general and does not customarily refer to internal organs or viscera. It is meaningful with reference to regions or organs where soft tissue (muscle, fat, skin) should be differentiated from bones or bone tissue, as "soft tissue injuries of the hand".

Infections of non-skeletal tissue, i.e., exclusive of bone, ligaments, cartilage, and fibrous tissue. The concept is usually referred to as skin and soft tissue infections and usually subcutaneous and muscle tissue are involved. The predisposing factors in anaerobic infections are trauma, ischemia, and surgery. The organisms often derive from the fecal or oral flora, particularly in wounds associated with intestinal surgery, decubitus ulcer, and human bites. (From Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p1688)

Neoplasms developing from some structure of the connective and subcutaneous tissue. The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in connective or soft tissue.

A sarcoma containing large spindle cells of smooth muscle. Although it rarely occurs in soft tissue, it is common in the viscera. It is the most common soft tissue sarcoma of the gastrointestinal tract and uterus. The median age of patients is 60 years. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1865)

Implants used in arthroscopic surgery and other orthopedic procedures to attach soft tissue to bone. One end of a suture is tied to soft tissue and the other end to the implant. The anchors are made of a variety of materials including titanium, stainless steel, or absorbable polymers.

Quick Search
DeepDyve research library

Relevant Topics

Head and neck cancers
Cancer can occur in any of the tissues or organs in the head and neck. There are over 30 different places that cancer can develop in the head and neck area. Mouth cancers (oral cancers)  - Mouth cancer can develop on the lip, the tongue, the floor...

Stem Cells
Track and monitor developments in stem cell research and commercial development.  Follow the tabs above to read the latest global news, research, clinical trials on stem cells and follow companies active in the stem cell industry.  BioPort...

Pulmonary relating to or associated with the lungs eg Asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, COPD, Cystic Fibrosis, Influenza,  Lung Cancer, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Sleep Disorders etc Follow and track Lung Cancer News ...

Searches Linking to this Article