A ruptured large extraluminal ileal gastrointestinal stromal tumor causing hemoperitoneum.

@article{Hirasaki2008ARL,
  title={A ruptured large extraluminal ileal gastrointestinal stromal tumor causing hemoperitoneum.},
  author={Shoji Hirasaki and Kohei Fujita and Minoru Matsubara and Hiromitsu Kanzaki and Hiromichi Yamane and Masato Okuda and Seiyuu Suzuki and Atsuko Shirakawa and Hideyuki Saeki},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 18},
  pages={2928-31}
}
We describe an 87-year-old woman with a large ileal gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) causing hemoperitoneum. A CT scan demonstrated a large heterogeneous mass measuring about 13 cm multiply 11 cm in the pelvis and hemoperitoneum, with a non-uniform enhancement pattern. The mass was diagnosed as a GIST originating from the gastrointestinal tract. She underwent an urgent laparotomy and an ileal GIST with a rupture was found 130 cm from the anal to the Treitz's ligament. Hemoperitoneum caused… CONTINUE READING