Ovarian metastasis of gastrointestinal stromal tumor
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Ovarian metastases of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are extremely rare, however, these patients may still have a favorable prognosis when treated with imatinib after resection.We report on the successful treatment of a 54-year-old female with gastric GIST metastatic to the ovary, who had undergone distal gastrectomy 11 years ago. The resected ovarian tumor was a solid multinodular mass consisting of KIT-positive and discovered on gastrointestinal stromal tumors protein (DOG1)-positive spindle cells, and was thus diagnosed as a recurrent metastasis of gastric GIST. No tumor recurrence was observed during the two years of follow-up while on imatinib therapy....

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