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Jejunal perforation secondary to metastatic bronchogenic carcinoma.
  1. A. R. Quayle,
  2. S. Holt,
  3. R. G. Clark


    A case of peritonitis secondary to the perforation of a bronchogenic small bowel metastasis is reported. To our knowledge this is only the fourth case in which peritonitis was the presenting feature of a squamous cell carcinoma of the bronchus. The publications to date are reviewed and the need to biopsy every small bowel perforation found at laparotomy is stressed.

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