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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences
School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
ISSN: 1394-195X
Vol. 15, No. 4, 2008, pp. 68-70
Bioline Code: mj08041
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol. 15, No. 4, 2008, pp. 68-70

 en Stomach gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST) intussuscepted into duodenum : A case report
Siam, Febra Anak & Siow, Sze Li

Abstract

Gastrointestinal stromal tumours are tumours of gastrointestinal tract and mesentery. The commonest site of it occurrence is stomach. Patients with GISTs are usually asymptomatic but they can present as abdominal pain, bleeding and rarely gastric outlet obstruction. In this particular case, patient presents with symptoms of anaemia, partial gastric outlet obstruction and intermittent epigastric pain. Laparotomy was performed and a diagnosis of gastroduodenal intussusception secondary to gastrointestinal stromal tumour was made.

Keywords
Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST)

 
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