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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor: 4

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The bowel was opened and the lesion had a smooth surface with intact mucosa and an umbilicated center. The pathologic diagnosis was gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) with low malignant potential.       

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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor: 5

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The specimen is shown beside the X-ray. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors are rare non-epithelial cell tumors arising from cells in the wall of stomach and small bowel. They may show characteristics of neural or smooth muscle tissue when differentiated.      

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