Stomach gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST) intussuscepted into duodenum : a case report.

@article{Siam2008StomachGS,
  title={Stomach gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST) intussuscepted into duodenum : a case report.},
  author={Febra Anak Siam and Sze Li Siow},
  journal={The Malaysian journal of medical sciences : MJMS},
  year={2008},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={68-70}
}
Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST) are tumours of gastrointestinal tract and mesentery. The commonest site of its occurrence is the stomach. Patients with GIST are usually asymptomatic but they can present as abdominal pain, bleeding and rarely gastric outlet obstruction. In this particular case, the patient presents with symptoms of anaemia, partial gastric outlet obstruction and intermittent epigastric pain. Laparotomy was performed and a diagnosis of gastroduodenal intussusception… CONTINUE READING