Case Studies | Surgery | India | Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021
Case Report: A Rare Presentation of Large Abdomino-Pelvic Malignant GIST (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor)
Navin Kasliwal | Siddhant Jayaghosh Kaddu
Abstract: Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are the most common sarcomatous tumors of the gastrointestinal tract and are commonly seen in Stomach (60 % -40%), Small Intestines (30 %) and Colon (15%) , they may occur anywhere in the entire length of Gastrointestinal tract from the esophagus to anus, even in mesentry and omentum adjacent to but separate from stomach and intestines  which is rare. Pathologically Spindle cell form is the most common (70%) subtype of GISTs, less common are Epithelioid (20%) and rare are mixed type (10%) . Small tumors <2 cm of benign variety make up most of the presentations of GISTs and are usually seen in the age group of 40 ? 60 years. Here we present to you a rare presentation of the less common Epithelioid variety of a large hemorrhagic fluid filledmalignant GIST measuring 27cm x 15cm occupying the whole of abdomen and pelvis in a 88 year old man.
Keywords: Gatrointestinal Stromal Tumor, Sarcomatous Tumors, Epithelioid Tumors
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021,
Pages: 210 - 213
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Navin Kasliwal, Siddhant Jayaghosh Kaddu, "Case Report: A Rare Presentation of Large Abdomino-Pelvic Malignant GIST (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor)", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR21505213738, Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021, 210 - 213, #ijsrnet
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