Solitary choroidal metastasis from gastric adenocarcinoma
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Metastatic choroidal carcinomas that originated from the gastrointestinal tract are extremely rare. We report a case of suspected solitary choroidal metastasis from gastric adenocarcinoma.The patient was a 60-year-old man who had undergone laparoscopic distal gastrectomy with D1+ lymphadenecetomy for gastric cancer. The clinical stage was T1bN0M0 (TNM classification), but the pathological stage was T4aN0M0 beyond expectation. Adjuvant chemotherapy with oral Tegafur, Gimeracil, Oteracil potassium (TS-1®) was initiated. But he suddenly complained of decreased visual acuity in his right eye about 8 months later. This was suspected to be caused by choroidal metastasis of gastric adenocarcinoma. Chemotherapy with paclitaxel (PTX) and intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) achieved complete remission and spared the patient from going blind...

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