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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: Case Series of a Single Institution Experience

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.6, No. 8)

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Page : 2236-2238

Keywords : Gastrointestinal stromal tumour; case series; Gist;

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Gastrointestinal Stromal tumors occur in the entire GI tract and are the most common mesenchymal tumours of the GI tract A great majority of them occur in the stomach (60 % to 70 %) and small intestine (25 % to 35 %), with rare occurrence in the colon and rectum (5 %), oesophagus (less than2 %) and appendix. Here is a case series of 21 cases in our institution from Jan 2008 to July 2017 diagnosed as gastrointestinal stromal tumors either pre-operatively or post-operatively and managed surgically. Here are some observations pertaining to gastrointestinal stromal tumors their surgical intervention, histopathological diagnosis and post operative treatment.

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