Gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST) - ultrasound

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Abdominal pain - few wks.

Patient Data

Age: 55 - 60 yrs

A well-defined solid mass lesion with central cystic areas is noted posterior to stomach, anterior to pancreas.

No calcification is noted. Solid areas show vascularity.

Approximate size - 85 x 70 x 70 mm.

Case Discussion

The possibility of GIST was suggested based on ultrasound findings. CT was done later raising same possibility. 

Surgical excision was done and histopathology confirmed GIST.

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Case information

rID: 30256
Published: 29th Jul 2014
Last edited: 7th Oct 2018
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