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Ileal gastrointestinal stromal tumor presenting as retroperitoneal mass

1 Department of General Surgery, Istanbul Sultanbeyli State Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Department of General Surgery, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey

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Muhammer Ergenç,
Department of General Surgery, Sultanbeyli State Hospital, Battalgazi Mah. Pasakoy Cd. No:60, Sultanbeyli, 34935 Istanbul
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DOI: 10.4103/jcrt.jcrt_1089_21

Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are the most common mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. It represents a wide range of clinical tumors with different clinical presentations, locations, and prognoses. Retroperitoneal GISTs are rarely seen and may be associated with the GI system. In this case report, we present the laparoscopic excision of retroperitoneal ileal GIST in a patient who was admitted to the outpatient clinic with abdominal pain.

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