Multiple extragastrointestinal stromal tumors: a case report

Jamila Alagarsamy, Valarmathi Kadhirvel, Chandramouleeswari Kathirvel, Arun Hemavathy, Mary Lilly


Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) is a non-epithelial, mesenchymal tumor. They most commonly originate from the stomach or small intestine, but in rare examples they involve the omentum in this article, we are reporting a case of multiple extragastrointestinal stromal tumour of the omentum, peritoneum and mesentery which was diagnosed cytologically and confirmed by histopathology and immunohistochemistry.


Extragastrointestinal stromal tumour, Omentum, Peritoneum, Mesentery, DOG-1 marker

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