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Perforated gastrointestinal stromal tumor in Meckel's diverticulum treated laparoscopically.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23601997     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) can represent a source of substantial gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Bleeding is described as a frequent cause of clinical presentation and commonly patients received surgical treatment on an urgent basis to drain the hematoma. However, a literature review has shown that perforation with peritonitis is very uncommon and rarely reported. These tumors are usually located in the stomach, and primary ileal and Meckel's localization is rare, occurring in less than 10% of cases in many series. In the English literature, we have found seven well-reported cases of GIST in a Meckel's diverticulum that presented with perforation and peritonitis; these case were found through a MEDLINE search of the terms: "perforated" GISTs in "Meckel's" GISTs. Herein, we describe a rare case of a perforated GIST in Meckel's diverticulum that caused severe peritonitis and that was treated with minimally invasive surgery.
Authors:
Eudaldo M López-Tomassetti Fernández; Juan Ramón Hernández Hernández; Valentin Nuñez Jorge
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asian journal of endoscopic surgery     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1758-5910     ISO Abbreviation:  Asian J Endosc Surg     Publication Date:  2013 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-04-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101506753     Medline TA:  Asian J Endosc Surg     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  126-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2013 Japan Society for Endoscopic Surgery, Asia Endosurgery Task Force and Wiley Publishing Asia Pty Ltd.
Affiliation:
Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Insular University Hospital of Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain.
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