Pediatric Surgery NaT

Gastric Tumors

Pavan Brahmamdam, MD
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Gastrointestinal malignancies account for one to five percent of all pediatric cancer and among these, tumors of the stomach are even more rare [1][2][3][4][5]. Most of the literature regarding gastric tumors is limited to case series and reports. Tumors of the stomach in childhood include a broader range of pathologies than what is typically seen in adult hood.

see also Gastric Disorders

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Last updated: April 26, 2017