Korean J Gastrointest Endosc > Volume 20(4); 2000 > Article
Korean Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2000;20(4): 312-316.
폐쇄성 황달을 동반한 폐암의 십이지장 전이 2예 ( Two Cases of Duodenal Metastasis from Lung Cancer with Obstructive Jaundice )
민영일(Young Il Min),이성구(Sung Koo Lee),김명환(Myung Hwan Kim),서동완(Dong Wan Seo),유교상(Kyo Sang Yoo),주연호(Yeon Ho Ju),이경아(Kyung A Lee),박주상(Ju Sang Park),유지숙(Chi Sook Yoo)
Abstract
Lung cancer metastatic to the small intestine is uncommon. Despite the widespread nature of metastases that characterize this carcinoma, symptomatic intestinal metastases are extremely rare, but have been reported as a cause of intestinal obstruction, hemorrhage, malabsorption, and perforation. We have recently encountered two cases with squamous cell lung cancer who underwent endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for obstructive jaundice. Biopsies obtained from concentric ulcerative mass in the duodenum showed metastatic squamous cell carcinoma in the lymphatics. Histologically, the pulmonary and duodenal lesions were identical and this suggests a lymphatic route of dissemination. This is the report of two cases with obstructive jaundice secondary to duodenal metastasis from primary lung cancer. Metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the lung to the duodenum should be considered in the differential diagnosis of patients harboring such a malignancy who have obstructive jaundice. (Korean J Gastrointest Endosc 2000;20:312-316)
Key Words: Lung cancer, Jaundice, Duodenal metastasis
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