JOSEPH G. WEINER, M.D.
No reference is made in the literature to carcinoma of the stomach, producing attacks of pain resembling gall-stone colic. I wish to present such a case. The patient had attacks of typical gall-stone colic: sudden, severe pain in the right upper part of the abdomen under the costal margin, always requiring opiates for relief, and radiating always to the right shoulder region. Associated with this pain there were varying degrees of shock, manifested by pallor, rapid pulse, perspiration, weakness and prostration.
Pain is one of the common symptoms in cancer of the stomach. It varies considerably in its intensity, though
WEINER JG. Discussion of a Case of Gastric Carcinoma with Recurrent Colic12. Ann Intern Med. 1933;6:1644–1656. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-12-1644
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;6(12):1644-1656.
Emergency Medicine, Gastric Cancer, Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Hematology/Oncology.
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