Duodenal GIST with Amyand's hernia

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant
Modality: CT

There is a relatively well-defined tissular mass involving the second duodenum which shows slight enhancement. The localisation and characteristic of this mass are in favor of a benign GIST. Moreover, there is an important right inguinal hernia which contains the vermiform appendix (Amyand's hernia).

Noncharacterisable hepatic hypodensities are seen as well as a liver hemangioma (segment 4B). Other less relevant findings were also noted.

Case Discussion

The GIST was confirmed histopathologically.

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Case Information

rID: 20362
Case created: 15th Nov 2012
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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