Rectal schwannoma.

  title={Rectal schwannoma.},
  author={Kanchan Bhardwaj and Manjit Singh Bal and P. Ajith Kumar},
  journal={Indian journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology},
  volume={21 3},
Solitary schwannomas constitute only 2%-6% of stromal tumors of the gastrointestinal tract; the stomach is the preferred site of involvement. We report a 35-year-old woman who presented with difficulty in defecation. A mass on the posterior wall of the rectum was excised. Histologically, the lesion was a schwannoma, with S-100 proteins positivity and glial fibrillary acidic protein immunoreactivity. The patient is asymptomatic two years later. 

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