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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor - GIST (1...

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This 64 year-old, male due to an abdominal pain a cat scan was performed finding a large mass in the stomach an endoscopy was performed; a submucosal mass was detected.

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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor - GIST (2...

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Gastroscopy showed a large sub mucosal tumor Gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST) is a new term emerging from reclassification of leiomyomas and leiomyosarcomas of the gastrointestinal tract. Histopathological...

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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor - GIST (3...

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Gastrointestinal stromal tumors formely classified as leiomyomas or leiomyosarcomas are mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal tract that differ from true Leiomyomas and Leiomyosarcomas. Classification...

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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor - GIST (4...

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Endoscopic Image of Gastrointestinal Stromal tumors (GISTs) Gastrointestinal Stromal tumors (GISTs) are the most common mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal tract.

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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor - GIST (5...

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Endoscopic View of Gastrointestinal Stromal tumor (GIST) A palpable abdominal mass is the most frequent presentation but 50% of GISTs are silent until they reach a large size, then causing acute massive...

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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor - GIST (6...

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Resection remains the standard treatment for non-metastatic GISTs. These tumors may have a pseudocapsule and should be removed. Complete resection of GIST is not curative as recurrence is quite common....

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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor - GIST (7...

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GIST:Differential Diagnosis: Gastrointestinal carcinoid Adenocarcinoma Gastric carcinoma Liposarcoma Others to be Considered: Angiosarcoma Inflammatory fibroid polyp, Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor...

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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor - GIST (8...

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Endoscopic ultrasound: hypoechoic masses that are contiguous with the fourth hypoechoic layer of the GI wall, which corresponds to the muscularis propria Characteristics associated with malignancy include...

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GIST (1 of 3)

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This 59 year-old female presented with abdominal pain and melena. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are mesenchymal neoplasms of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and are thought to develop from...

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GIST (2 of 3)

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This image and the video clips shows the diameter of the tumor. The discovery in 2000 of the efficacy of imatinib, an inhibitor of the BCR-ABL oncoprotein used in the treatment of chronic myeloid...

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