Small, spontaneously ruptured Gastrointestinal stromal tumor
Now open: Certificate Course in Management of Covid-19 by Govt. Of Gujarat and PlexusMDKnow more...Now open: Certificate Course in Management of Covid-19 by Govt. Of Gujarat and PlexusMDKnow more...
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are the most common mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal tract. GISTs occur throughout the gastrointestinal tract, arising most commonly from the stomach (50%–60%) followed by the small intestine (30%–35%). Approximately two-thirds of GISTs in the small intestine are 5 cm or more in diameter at the time of diagnosis and rarely 2 cm or less. The majority of GISTs are clinically asymptomatic until they reach a significant size; therefore, GISTs that are 2 cm or less are typically asymptomatic. Here we report an extremely rare case of a patient with a spontaneously ruptured GIST in the small intestine, only 2?cm in size, causing hemoperitoneum.....

http://bit.ly/2qW54tP
Like
Comment
Share