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Table 1 Summary of world literature on pancreatic metastases from lung cancer

From: Lung adenocarcinoma presenting as obstructive jaundice: a case report and review of literature

Lung cancer histology subtype
Small Cell Lung Cancer (22)
Adenocarcinoma1 (4)
Large Cell (2)
Squamous Cell (2)
Anaplastic bronchial (1)
'Lung Cancer'2 (4)
Presenting symptoms
Obstructive Jaundice1 (15)
Acute Pancreatitis (13)
No Symptoms3 (5)
Gastrointestinal bleed (1)
Not Available (1)
Treatment Received 4
Palliative Chemotherapy (13)
Biliary stent (8)
Palliative Operation (4)
Best Supportive Care (7)
Pancreatic Resection (6)
Adjuvant Chemotherapy (2)
Exploratory laparotomy (1)
Includes our case. 2 No further information from authors 3 Includes patients who were identified on surveillance. 4 Some patients received more than one treatment.
  1. papers reviewed: [6, 8, 16, 17, 1938, 47]