Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor of the Stomach with an Abscess Excised by Laparoscopic Surgery

@inproceedings{Maeda2016GastrointestinalST,
  title={Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor of the Stomach with an Abscess Excised by Laparoscopic Surgery},
  author={Yoshiaki Maeda and Toshiki Shinohara and Tomonari Katayama and Akihisa Nagatsu and Noriaki Futakawa and Tomonori Hamada},
  booktitle={Case reports in gastroenterology},
  year={2016}
}
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) of the stomach presenting as an intra-abdominal abscess are extremely rare. We herein report a case that underwent successful laparoscopic resection of gastric GIST presenting with an intra-abdominal abscess. A 70-year-old man presented with a 3-day history of acute upper abdominal pain with a fever. Laboratory data… CONTINUE READING