TOM A. KENDIG, M.D., F.A.C.P.; RICHARD M. JOHNSON, M.D.; B. C. SHACKFORD, M.D.
Although Calcification in primary and metastatic carcinoma of the gastrointestinal tract is well documented (1-3), its occurrence in pancreatic carcinoma has not been reported in the English literature of the past 25 years. We report here a case of primary pancreatic carcinoma in which the original tumor showed calcification, and subsequent recurrences in the pancreas, periaortic nodes, liver, and lungs contained extensive calcification.
Patient F. S., a 43-year-old man, was seen on February 11, 1959. He complained of indigestion for approximately 2 weeks and of epigastric burning, occasional left chest and left arm pain and tiredness, with symptoms
TOM A. KENDIG, RICHARD M. JOHNSON, B. C. SHACKFORD. Calcification in Pancreatic Carcinoma. Ann Intern Med. 1966;65:122–124. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-65-1-122
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;65(1):122-124.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Hematology/Oncology, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatic Disease.
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