DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2454-2156.IntJSciRep20162810

Spontaneous perforation of jejunal gastrointestinal stromal tumour presenting with multiple intraperitoneal abscess cavities: a case report and review of literature

Indrajit Rana, Jugindra Sorokhaibam

Abstract


Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) account for less than 1% of gastrointestinal tumours. Perforation of GIST is very rare (0.8%) and it is infrequently described in the literature. We report a case of 53 years old gentleman who had spontaneous perforation of jejunal GIST with multiple intraperitoneal abscess cavities which is unique and extremely rare.

Keywords


GIST, Perforation, Abscess

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