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Case Report(ISSN: 2641-1725)

Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma Unusual Cause of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding A Case Report and Literature Review Volume 4 - Issue 4

Ali Hussain1*, Hira Yousuf1, Mohamed Shaban1, Sadaf Cheema1 and Akbar Mahmood2

  • 1Pinderfields General Hospital the Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust, UK
  • 2ultan Qaboos University, Oman

Received: January 28, 2020;   Published: February 04, 2020

*Corresponding author: Ali Hussain, Pinderfields General Hospital the Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust, UK


DOI: 10.32474/LOJMS.2020.04.000192

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Abstract

Annually, bleeding from the upper gastrointestinal tract occurs in approximately 100 per 100000 people [1-3] and neoplasm accounts for (1-4%) of the cases. Renal cell carcinoma constitutes 3% of all adult malignancies and at the time of diagnosis, almost (25-30%) of patients have metastases. Gastrointestinal bleeding from renal cell carcinoma metastases is an uncommon and underrecognized manifestation of this disease. In this case report, we describe a case of upper gastrointestinal bleeding caused by metastatic renal cell carcinoma to the second part of duodenum.

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