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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 334-336

Primary retroperitoneal GIST: Case report and review of literature

1 Department of Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Krunal H Khobragade
Department of Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/ijc.IJC_556_18

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Extraintestinal gastrointestinal stromal tumors (EGISTs) are mesenchymal tumor with no connection to tubular gastrointestinal system. They commonly arise from omentum and mesentry. Retroperitoneum is a rare primary site. We herein report a case of a 33 year old woman who underwent upfront surgery for primary retroperitoneal gastrointestinal stromal tumor and is now disease-free on adjuvant Imatinib.


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