Perivascular epithelioid cell tumor of the liver coexisting with a gastrointestinal stromal tumor.

@article{Paiva2008PerivascularEC,
  title={Perivascular epithelioid cell tumor of the liver coexisting with a gastrointestinal stromal tumor.},
  author={Carlos Eduardo Paiva and Francisco Alves Moraes Neto and Abbas Agaimy and Maria Aparecida Cust{\'o}dio Domingues and S{\'i}lvia Regina Rogatto},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={800-2}
}
Approximately 10% of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) develop other neoplasms, either synchronously or metachronously. In this report we describe coexistence of a gastrointestinal stromal tumor and a hepatic perivascular epithelioid cell tumor (PEComa) in a 51-year-old woman with no evidence of tuberous sclerosis. A subcapsular hepatic nodule (0.8 cm in diameter) was found during surgery for symptomatic gastric neoplasm (15 cm in diameter) arising from the lesser curvature… CONTINUE READING