Duodenal gastrointestinal stromal tumor; a case report

T. Isoda, H. Irie, H. Honda, M. Ueda, A. Ino, T. Kuroiwa, K. Yoshimitsu, K. Masuda

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Abstract

We report a case of duodenal gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST), which is a very rare submucosal tumor of the duodenum. MRI was very useful in diagnosing this rare tumor and considered to be mandatory for correct diagnosis. On coronal image, the tumor showed dumbbell-shape appearance, which was relatively characteristic for GIST. On dynamic study, it revealed early heterogeneous enhancement as well as prolonged enhancement, which correspond to hypervascular nature and rich fibrous stroma of the tumor pathologically.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1531-1535
Number of pages5
JournalJapanese Journal of Clinical Radiology
Volume46
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Isoda, T., Irie, H., Honda, H., Ueda, M., Ino, A., Kuroiwa, T., Yoshimitsu, K., & Masuda, K. (2001). Duodenal gastrointestinal stromal tumor; a case report. Japanese Journal of Clinical Radiology, 46(12), 1531-1535.