Gastric Adenocarcinoma at the Sites of Gastric Sarcoidosis: A Case Report

Mohamed Modar Abidian, Obada Tabbaa, Leen Al Saleh, Muhamad Alhaj Moustafa, Rama Hritani, Deborah Topol, Mark C. Mattar

Abstract


Sarcoidosis is a systemic disease characterized by the formation of non-caseating granulomas in multiple organs with lungs being the most commonly involved. Gastrointestinal sarcoidosis is a rare entity. The relationship between sarcoidosis and malignancy was addressed in the past with no conclusive results. Herein, we present a case of a 48-year-old African American man with a history of gastric sarcoidosis, who was found to have a poorly differentiated gastric adenocarcinoma at the same site of the sarcoidosis.




J Med Cases. 2019;10(5):135-137
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc3302

Keywords


Sarcoidosis; Gastric cancer; Adenocarcinoma; Association; Risk

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