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GASTROINTESTINAL STROMAL TUMOR
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors are morphologically spindle cell, epithelioid, or occasionally pleomorphic mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal tract.
Signs and symptoms of gastrointestinal tumor include presence of abdominal mass (which may be an incidental finding in endoscopy), gastrointestinal bleeding, hemoperitoneum, anemia and gastrointestinal perforation.

Gastrointestinal%20stromal%20tumor Signs and Symptoms

Signs and Symptoms

  • Abdominal mass
  • May be an incidental finding on endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding
  • Hemoperitoneum
  • Anemia
  • GI perforation
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