Retrospective analysis of extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumors.

  title={Retrospective analysis of extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumors.},
  author={Jun Ho Yi and Byeong-Bae Park and Jung Hun Kang and In Gyu Hwang and D. B. Shin and Sun Jin Sym and Hee Kyung Ahn and Soon Il Lee and Do Hyoung Lim and Keon Woo Park and Young-Woong Won and Sung Hee Lim and Se Hoon Park},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={21 6},
AIM To investigate the clinicopathologic features of patients with extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumors (EGISTs) in South Korea. METHODS A total of 51 patients with an EGIST were identified. The clinicopathologic features, including sex, age, location, tumor size, histology, mitotic rate, immunohistochemical features, genetic status and survival data, were analyzed. RESULTS The median age was 55 years (range: 29-80 years), and male:female ratio was 1:1.04. The most common site was in the… CONTINUE READING