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IJBC 2020, 12(4): 138-140 Back to browse issues page
Synchronous Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor and Axillary Deep Fibromatosis: A Rare Association
Sugeeth MT *, Geetha Narayanan
Department of Medical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, India
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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) is the most common mesenchymal tumor of the gastrointestinal tract and most commonly affects the stomach, while fibromatosis is a rare locally aggressive fibrous tissue neoplasm. There have been reports of GIST and fibromatosis occurring in same individual and in most of them fibromatosis occurs within the abdomen. In 75% of patients fibromatosis occurs after the diagnosis of GIST while in 20% it is seen synchronously. Here we report a case of axillary fibromatosis with synchronous GIST of the gastroesophageal junction in a 45-year-old male treated with surgery and now on adjuvant imatinib. 
Keywords: Gastrointestinal stromal tumor, Fibromatosis, Gastroesophageal junction
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: case report | Subject: Adults Hematology & Oncology
Received: 2020/02/27 | Accepted: 2020/09/22 | Published: 2020/12/31
* Corresponding Author Address: Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Oncology Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum 695011, India.
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MT S, Narayanan G. Synchronous Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor and Axillary Deep Fibromatosis: A Rare Association. IJBC. 2020; 12 (4) :138-140
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Volume 12, Issue 4 (December 2020 2020) Back to browse issues page
مجله ی خون و سرطان ایران Iranian Journal of Blood and Cancer
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