A RARE CASE REPORT: JEJUNAL GASTROINTESTINAL STROMAL TUMOR

Dr Neel Jatin Gupta, Dr. Ruchir M. Bhavsar, Dr Jainam K Shah

Abstract


Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are rare tumors. GISTs account for only 0.2% of all gastrointestinal tumors and only 0.04% of small intestinal
tumors. Jejunal GISTs are the rarest sutype. Out of them only 10-30% turn malignant [3]. We present a case of a 60 year old female, who presented with a
gradually increasing mass in the umbilical region since 6 months and recent abdominal pain and vomiting. This case report highlights the rarity of
jejunal GISTs and their presentation as abdominal lump. In patients with a virgin abdomen ,underlying tumors should be considered.


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underlyingtumors should considered presentation

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