Small-bowel perforation secondary to metastatic carcinoma

Cornu-Labat, Gaston; Ghani, Abdul; Smith, D. James; Macdonald, A. David; Kasirajan, Karthikeshwar
April 1998
American Surgeon;Apr1998, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p312
Academic Journal
Reports a case of small-bowel perforation secondary to metastatic carcinoma of the breast. Common origins of metastases to the small bowel; Indication of the involvement of gastrointestinal tract in breast carcinoma; Discussion on the medical examinations undergone by the patient in the study.


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