Stromal Tumours of the Small Intestine

Elizabeth Montgomery

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Abstract

In this chapter, small intestinal gastrointestinal stromal tumours are addressed together with other mesenchymal tumours of the small bowel, including smooth muscle tumours, vascular lesions, neural lesions, inflammatory fibroid polyp of the small intestine and sarcomas with characteristic translocations, especially clear cell sarcoma of the gastrointestinal tract, which usually arises in the small bowel. As the small bowel mesentery is the most common site for some conditions (mesenteric fibromatosis, sclerosing mesenteritis and inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour), they are briefly outlined here but also addressed elsewhere.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMorson and Dawson's Gastrointestinal Pathology, Fifth Edition
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages442-458
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9781405199438
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 5 2012

Keywords

  • Ganglio-neuroma
  • Gastrointestinal stromal tumour
  • Inflammatory fibroid polyp
  • Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour
  • Leiomyoma
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Mesenteric fibromatosis
  • Sclerosing mesenteritis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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