A gastrointestinal stromal tumour presenting in a perforated Meckel's diverticulum.

@article{Szentpli2004AGS,
  title={A gastrointestinal stromal tumour presenting in a perforated Meckel's diverticulum.},
  author={K{\'a}roly Szentp{\'a}li and Andr{\'a}s Palot{\'a}s and Antal Wolf{\'a}rd and Laszlo Tiszlavicz and Ad{\'a}m Balogh},
  journal={Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie},
  year={2004},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={
          70
        }
}
Although the small bowel constitutes about 75% of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, primary tumours in it are relatively rare, making up only a small percentage of all GI neoplasms. Their exact classification is still controversial. The malignant nature of these tumours depends on morphologic criteria. Lesions larger than 5 cm, with infiltration of the mucosa or adjacent structures, tumour necrosis, an increased ratio of nucleus to cytoplasm, and elevated mitotic activity are generally… CONTINUE READING

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