Malignant stromal tumor of the colon in an infant: Diagnostic difficulties and differential diagnosis


Karnak I., Kale G., Tanyel F. C. , Buyukpamukcu N.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, cilt.38, ss.245-247, 2003 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 38 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2003
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1053/jpsu.2003.50054
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.245-247

Özet

Gastrointestinal stromal tumor is a rare pathology in childhood. It may occur anywhere along the alimentary tract and represents with a wide spectrum of signs and symptoms according to location. An infant with malignant colonic stromal tumor that has presented with a huge abdominal mass and lower gastrointestinal bleeding is reported to discuss the difficulties in diagnosis and differential diagnosis of this unusual tumor. Copyright 2003, Elsevier Science (USA). All rights reserved.