Primary malignant extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the posterior mediastinum: a case report and review of the literature

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Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are neoplasms that most arise from the common mesenchymal tissue of the gastrointestinal tract, but they have been rarely reported in the esophagus. GISTs occur anywhere along the gastrointestinal tract; they are most common located in the stomach and the small intestine and less frequent in the colon and rectum. A… (More)

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@inproceedings{Sun2009PrimaryME, title={Primary malignant extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the posterior mediastinum: a case report and review of the literature}, author={F. H. Sun and Song Wang and Yonggao Huang and Pengcheng Wang and Weiguang Jia}, year={2009} }