[Spontaneous Tumor Regression in a Patient With Metastatic Gastric Cancer. Communication of an Additional Case]

Rev Med Univ Navarra. Jul-Sep 1990;34(3):141-2.
[Article in Spanish]


A new case of spontaneous tumor regression in a patient with a metastatic gastric carcinoma, associated to an infectious abscess in the abdominal wall is presented. Streptococcus faecalis and Staphylococcus aureus were isolated in the abscess. This interesting case is the third patient that fulfils spontaneous regression criteria associated to infection identified at the University Clinic of Navarra.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Abdominal Muscles*
  • Abscess / complications*
  • Adenocarcinoma / complications
  • Adenocarcinoma / secondary*
  • Aged
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Liver Neoplasms / secondary*
  • Muscular Diseases / complications
  • Neoplasm Regression, Spontaneous*
  • Staphylococcal Infections / complications*
  • Stomach Neoplasms / complications
  • Stomach Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Streptococcal Infections / complications*