Journal of Clinical Case Reports

ISSN: 2165-7920

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Metastatic Disease to the Pancreas from Squamous Cell Lung Cancer: A Case Report


Ivan Bivolarski

We present a one clinical case of patient with metastasis of squamosa cell non–small-cell lung cancer in pancreas. A 49-year-old Caucasian male patient presented to our Medical Oncology department with obstructive jaundice and severe abdominal pain after the last course of chemotherapy. Six months prior to presentation the patient had undergone right bronchoscopy, due to stage IV, moderate-grade squamous cell lung carcinoma. After the bronchoscopy, the patient receives chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Abdominal computed tomography on admission after the last course of chemotherapy, revealed lesion located at the head of the pancreas, causing biliary obstruction. The abdominal computer tomography reveals also lesion in left adrenal gland. Histological examination reveals and change in grade of the histology from moderate in primary foci in lung to lowgrade in metastasis in pancreas. Due to the severe pain in the abdomen and jaundice of the metastatic disease, surgical resection was proposed, and the patient underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy. Histological examination of the resected specimen from pancreas confirmed a low-grade squamous cell carcinoma forms the lung


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