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INTRODUCTION Described and recognized for the first time as a pathological entity by Virchow in 1857, chordoma is a tumour of embryonic origin secondary to an attack of the notochord. In most cases it is asymptomatic, resulting in fairly late diagnosis. PATIENTS AND METHODS We report the case of a 62-year-old patient presenting a bulky tumefaction,… (More)
Gastro-intestinal stromal tumors are uncommon mesenchymal tumors. There are localized preferentially in the stomach. The rectal localization is exceedingly rare. Through a new case of rectal stromal tumour as well as a review of the literature, we propose to focus on clinical, radiological and therapeutic particularities of this rare entity.
Linitis plastica accounts for 3-19% of gastric cancers. Its diagnosis requires morphology findings of an infiltrating stomach tumor and pathology findings including signet-ring cells and fibrous stroma. Its etiology is not known, and it has no particular features. Diagnostic sensitivity of endoscopy is poor because of the difficulty of biopsies: "Forceps… (More)