Malignant gastrointenstinal stromal tumour of the stomach

Case contributed by Dr Nafisa Shakir Batta

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

Multiplanar contrast enhanced CT images

Contrast CT images show a heterogeneously enhancing gastric mass lesion with exophytic, cystic and an endophytic, solid component.

Multiple large variably sized hepatic hypodensities with portal vein thrombosis and periportal cavernoma formation.

Case Discussion

Laprotomy and biopsy done, tumor at presentation was unresectable, and histopathologically proven as a malignant gastrointestinal stromal tumor. Post chemotherapy now shows cystic changes within the previously heterogenous predominantly solid hepatic metastasis.

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Case information

rID: 24034
Published: 24th Jul 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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