A rare gastric neoplasm: gastric medullary carcinoma
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A 57-year-old female patient with early stage gastric medullary carcinoma is presented with review of the literature.
KeywordsGastric medullary carcinoma Rare cancers ‘Ebstein-Barr virus’ (EBV) related cancers
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