Gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumor

Case contributed by Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Diagnosis almost certain


Abdominal pain and palpable mass on physical exam.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Female

A 52 mm vegetative mass was seen at the gastric cardia.

A 62 mm cyst was seen in the 7th segment of the liver.

A 40 mm cyst was present in the mid-portion of right kidney.

PostOp control CT after 2yrs


Post-operative change  are seen due to proximal partial gastrectomy. There is no sign of tumoral remnant or recurrence at surgical site.

There is a 62 mm thin-walled cyst in the 7th hepatic segment.

A few cortical cysts are seen in the kidneys. 

Case Discussion

Pathology proven case of gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) which is the most common mesenchymal tumor of the gastrointestinal tract.

Enhancement pattern of hepatic mass compatible with hemangiomaSimple hepatic cyst is also evident.

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