gastrointestinal stromal tumor


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gastrointestinal stromal tumor

[MIM*606764]
benign or malignant tumor composed of unclassifiable spindle cells; immunohistochemically distinct from smooth muscle and Schwann cell tumors.
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gastrointestinal stromal tumor

GIST Surgical pathology A nonmucosal GI tumor most common in the stomach Clinical Benign–leiomyoma or malignant–leiomyosarcoma, determined histologically by ↑ mitotic activity and bizarre cells, findings seen in aggressive lesions. See Leiomyoma, Leiomyosarcoma.
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gas·tro·in·tes·ti·nal stro·mal tu·mor

(gas'trō-in-tes'ti-năl strō'măl tū'mŏr)
Benign or malignant tumor composed of unclassifiable spindle cells; immunohistochemically distinct from smooth muscle and Schwann cell tumors.
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Endo-laparoscopic reduction and resection of gastroduodenal intussuception of gastrointestinal stromal tumor. A Synchronous endoscopic and laparoscopic treatment.
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs) are most commonly localized in the stomach (40-70%) and may be found in the intestine (20-32%), colon (10%) and esophagus (5%) (1, 2).
Spindle cell tumor of urinary bladder serosa with phe-notypic and genotypic features of gastrointestinal stromal tumor. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2000;124:894-7.
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Yoshida et al., "Operative indications for relatively small (2-5 cm) gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the stomach based on analysis of 60 operated cases," Surgery, vol.
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors are the most common mesenchymal tumor of the gastrointestinal tract.
Although gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are a uncommon entity, prevalence in general population detected by abdominal ultrasonography is between 0.5 % and 5.0 % (Blanke & Corless, 2005; Blay et al., 2005; Heinrich & Corless, 2005).
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors and leiomyosarcomas in the colon: a clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical, and molecular genetic study of 44 cases.
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are malignant and rare form of soft tissue sarcoma of the digestive tract.
"Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Committee; The Korean Gastrointestinal Pathology Study Group.

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