A Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor of the Jejunum Mimicking a Pelvic Mass in a Patient With Von Recklinghausen

Mehmet Yildirim, Ozgur Oztekin, Nuket Eliyatkin, Hakan Postaci

Abstract


Von Recklinghausen’s disease, is an autosomal dominant disorder with clinically characterized by gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST). We report a case of gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the jejunum masquerading as a pelvic mass in a patient with Von Recklinghausen’s disease. A 43-year-old male complains of intermittent intestinal obstruction and radiological investigations detected a round shape pelvic solid lesion of approximately 5 cm in diameter. At laparatomy, a jejunum tumor was found in the pelvic localization and tumor resection was performed. Pathologic examination was revealed GIST.




doi:10.4021/jcs40w


Keywords


Von recklinghausen; Gastrointestinal stromal tumor

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