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Korean J Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 Jan;36(1):18-21. Korean. Case Report.
Joo KR , Kim JK , Kim CW , Kim JI , Ham JH , Yang HJ , Cho KJ , Kim TH , Kim JK , Han SW , Choi KY .
Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea. jkkim@catholic.ac.kr
Abstract

The frequency of multiple gastric cancers has recently been on the increase due to the development of improved diagnostic methods, such as endoscopy, chromoscopy, and pathological methods. To prevent relapse by a remnant cancer, it is critical to determine the surgical area after evaluating the entire synchronous multiple gastric cancer area using closed endoscopy and a radiological evaluation prior to surgery. There have been no prior reports of a diagnosis of quintuple gastric cancer before surgery, although; a diagnosis of quadruple gastric cancer has been previously reported. Here we describe a 65-year-old male patient who received a diagnosis of early quintuple gastric cancer by endoscopy before surgery.

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