Published: 2016-08-06

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

Indrajit Rana, Jugindra Sorokhaibam


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.


GIST, Perforation, Abscess

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