November 2008
Gut;Nov2008, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p1636
Academic Journal
The article presents the diagnosis of the patient with a giant cystic lesion in the epigastric region. Accordingly, the tumour cells were positive with vimentin and c-kit protein, thus the patient was diagnosed with pancreatic malignant gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST). It also states that it is usually observed in the urinary bladder, mesentery, and gallbladder. Moreover, extragastrointestinal stromal tumours are present with non-specific abdominal pain and masses.


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