Stromal tumor of the pancreas with expression of c-kit protein: report of a case.

@article{Yamaura2004StromalTO,
  title={Stromal tumor of the pancreas with expression of c-kit protein: report of a case.},
  author={Kazuhiro Yamaura and Kunitaka Kato and Masahisa Miyazawa and Yoshiaki Haba and Akira Muramatsu and Kazuyuki Miyata and Naohiko Koide},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={467-70}
}
We report on a case of a stromal tumor, similar to a gastrointestinal stromal tumor, originating from the pancreas. The patient was a 54-year-old woman, who was seen at the Kofu Municipal Hospital because of an abdominal tumor. On abdominal computed tomography and splenic arteriography, the tumor was detected in the pancreatic tail. The patient underwent distal pancreatectomy with splenectomy. Macroscopically, the cut surface of the tumor showed almost completely surrounded by the normal… CONTINUE READING