Gastrointestinal stromal tumor arising in the rectovaginal septum.

  title={Gastrointestinal stromal tumor arising in the rectovaginal septum.},
  author={Kaei Nasu and Takahiro Ueda and Seiichiro Kai and Hideaki Anai and Yukio Kimura and Shozo Yokoyama and Isao Miyakawa},
  journal={International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society},
  volume={14 2},
We report herein a rare case of malignant gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) originated from the rectal wall, which presented as a tumor on the rectovaginal septum. A 54-year-old Japanese woman, gravida 4, para 3, was admitted complaining of anuresis and severe constipation. She had a history of hysterectomy and right salpingo-oophorectomy for uterine leiomyoma 11 years previously. Pelvic examination revealed an 8.5 x 7.5 x 7.5 cm hard mass in the rectovaginal space. The inferior border of… CONTINUE READING


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