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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 36  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 133-135

A rare case of extraperitoneal gastrointestinal stromal tumor arising from kidney


Department of Renal Transplant, ILBS, New Delhi, India

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D V Singh
Department of Renal Transplant, ILBS, New Delhi
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DOI: 10.4103/iju.IJU_251_19

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Mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal tract which arise from the interstitial cells of Cajal and express C-Kit protein or CD117 on immunohistochemistry are known as gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs). Extraperitoneal GISTs (EGISTs) are rare tumors arising from the mesentery, omentum, or retroperitoneum. We report a case of a 52-year-old male who presented with a huge abdominal lump arising from the right renal capsule that was found to be EGIST on histopathological examination and immunohistochemistry.


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