An uncommon cause of acute abdomen: Isolated small bowel obstruction due to gastrointestinal stromal tumor
Murat Okudan, Fatih Taşkesen 1 * , Tufan Egeli, Zülfü Arıkanoğlu, Abdullah Böyük, Akın Önder
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1 Dicle Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Genel Cerrahi Anabilim Dalı, Diyarbakır, Turkey
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Abstract

Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) are mesenchymal tumors with original histologic features which located primarily in the gastrointestinal tract and abdomen. Most common place for GIST is stomach (50%) and then the small intestine (25%) but GIST can be anywhere in the gastrointestinal system. Most of the patients shall be operated with other diagnoses or symptoms of obstruction. Here, clinical appearance of a case of localized jejunal stromal tumor is reviewed according to view of the literature.

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Article Type: Case Report

https://doi.org/10.5799/ahinjs.01.2012.01.0130

J Clin Exp Invest, 2012 - Volume 3 Issue 1, pp. 130-132

Publication date: 13 Mar 2012

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