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


  • Indrajit Rana Department of General Surgery, Shija Hospitals & Research Institute, Imphal, Manipur, India
  • Jugindra Sorokhaibam Department of General Surgery, Shija Hospitals & Research Institute, Imphal, Manipur, India




GIST, Perforation, Abscess


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.


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