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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 54  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 143-145

That dyspepsia in the young could be cancer


1 Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology Unit, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria
2 Department of Pathology, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria
3 Department of Ophthalmology, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria

Correspondence Address:
Abdulfatai B Olokoba
Department of Medicine, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Kwara State
Nigeria
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DOI: 10.4103/0300-1652.110053

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Malignant tumour of the stomach is not common in young adults. When it does occur, it is associated with a high morbidity and mortality. The objective of this report is to document our experience with three cases of gastric adenocarcinoma in young adult Nigerians seen over a period of 18 months in our centre.


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