This paper is published in Volume-4, Issue-4, 2018
Area
Surgery
Author
Rayees A Khanday
Co-authors
Ajaz Malik, Munir Wani, Zubaida Rasool
Org/Univ
Shere Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Jammu, India
Pub. Date
29 August, 2018
Paper ID
V4I4-1541
Publisher
Keywords
CKIT/CD117, Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor, GIST, Interstitial Cells of Cajal, Immunohistochemistry, IHC

Citationsacebook

IEEE
Rayees A Khanday, Ajaz Malik, Munir Wani, Zubaida Rasool. Clinicopathological Profile of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors, International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, www.IJARIIT.com.

APA
Rayees A Khanday, Ajaz Malik, Munir Wani, Zubaida Rasool (2018). Clinicopathological Profile of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors. International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, 4(4) www.IJARIIT.com.

MLA
Rayees A Khanday, Ajaz Malik, Munir Wani, Zubaida Rasool. "Clinicopathological Profile of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors." International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology 4.4 (2018). www.IJARIIT.com.

Abstract

Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are rare tumors of gastrointestinal tract arising from interstitial cells of Cajal. They present with varied clinical features most of which are non- specific. This study was done to identify the clinical features of GISTS and immunohistochemistry. It was a retrospective and prospective study. The total number of studied patients was 50. Out of 50 patients- 26 were females (52%). Mean Age of involvement was 59 years. Gastrointestinal bleeding and Pain abdomen were the most common symptoms. Stomach was involved in 64%, small gut in28% and colon in 4% of the patients. The average size of the tumor was 5.2cm. 96% were CD117 positive. GISTS are rare tumors arising in late middle age. They affect males and females equally. They present non- specific signs and symptoms. Most of them are CD117 positive.
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