An unusual case of anaemia and dyspnoea

McMonagle, Morgan P.; Corbally, Martin T.
March 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Mar2007, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p223
Academic Journal
The article presents the findings of an upper gastrointestinal endoscopy of a ten-year-old boy with a four-week history of lethargy and dysponea. The endoscopic image shows a smooth mass at the antrum of the stomach at the level of the incisura. Histological examination indicated a mixed epitheloid and spindle cell tumor with a varied mitotic index confined to the gastric wall. The findings were consistent with a gastrointestinal stromal tumor with malignant potential.


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