Gastro Intestinal Stromal Tumor : A Case Report

Authors

  • Tapash Kumar Maitra Surgery, BIRDEM, Dhaka
  • Sharmistha Roy Surgery, BIRDEM, Dhaka
  • Samiron Kumar Mondal Surgery, BIRDEM, Dhaka
  • Noor -Al-Alam Surgery, BIRDEM, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/birdem.v3i1.17127

Keywords:

Gastro Intestinal Stromal Tumor, Mesenchyme

Abstract

Gastro Intestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) are a type of neoplasm arising from the embryological mesoderm of GastroIntestinal Tract. But they can also arise from extra intestinal sites. The incidence1 of site of origin of GIST is - Oesophagus 5% Stomach 50% Small intestine 25% Colon & rectum 10%, Extr-intestinal (Mesenchyme, GB,Pancreas) 10%.We present here a case of GIST attaining enormous size, having all classical histological features of GIST arising from the mesentery which is a relatively rare site.

Birdem Med J 2013; 3(1): 47-49

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/birdem.v3i1.17127

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Published

2013-11-24

How to Cite

Maitra, T. K., Roy, S., Mondal, S. K., & -Al-Alam, N. (2013). Gastro Intestinal Stromal Tumor : A Case Report. BIRDEM Medical Journal, 3(1), 47–49. https://doi.org/10.3329/birdem.v3i1.17127

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Case Reports