Gastric hemorrhage and Kaposi's sarcoma treated with radiotherapy.

F. E. Wien, A. Samanta, V. S. Venkataseshan, Thomas W Kiernan

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Abstract

A 66-year-old man, with advanced alcoholic liver disease with Kaposi's sarcoma involving the stomach and the skin of the lower extremities, developed upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage. He was treated with radiation therapy to the stomach and the skin with rapid resolution of the gastric lesions, as demonstrated by serial endoscopy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)42-45
Number of pages4
JournalNew Jersey Medicine : the journal of the Medical Society of New Jersey
Volume88
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991
Externally publishedYes

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