GIST mimicking an hyperplastic polyp of descending colon.

  title={GIST mimicking an hyperplastic polyp of descending colon.},
  author={Theodore G Troupis and Stamatios Chatzikokolis and Adamantios Michalinos and Antonios Sarakinos and Panagiotis Kotsopoulos and Helen Patsea and Athanasios Kotsinas and Konstantinos Evangelou and Vassilis G Gorgoulis},
  journal={Annali italiani di chirurgia},
  volume={82 2},
INTRODUCTION The authors describe a case of a patient who underwent resection of a colonic GIST mimicking a hyperplastic polyp of the descending colon. CASE REPORT We report the case of a colonic Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) of a 55 years old male patient who was admitted to us because of rectal bleeding and altered bowel habits. Patient was initially diagnosed for hyperplastic polyps of the descending colon and thus surgical treatment was proposed. Post operative histological… CONTINUE READING