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Cutaneous metastases from a gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the stomach: review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11961359     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) are neoplasms of mesenchymal origin which may or may not be malignant. Malignant GIST rarely metastasize to distal organs. A case of cutaneous metastasis from GIST has been presented. This case is particularly interesting because not only did the patient have multiple metastases from GIST, but eventually developed cutaneous metastasis. This phenomenon has not been reported in the literature. The most current literature on gastrointestinal stromal tumors has been reviewed.
Mohsen Shabahang; Alan S Livingstone
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Digestive surgery     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0253-4886     ISO Abbreviation:  Dig Surg     Publication Date:  2002  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-04-18     Completed Date:  2002-10-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8501808     Medline TA:  Dig Surg     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  64-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2002 S. Karger AG, Basel
Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine Miami, Fla 33136, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Middle Aged
Skin Neoplasms / secondary*,  surgery
Soft Tissue Neoplasms / secondary*,  surgery
Stomach Neoplasms / pathology*,  surgery
Stromal Cells*
Treatment Outcome

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