J Gastric Cancer.  2016 Mar;16(1):54-57. 10.5230/jgc.2016.16.1.54.

Acute Pancreatitis and Gastroduodenal Intussusception Induced by an Underlying Gastric Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor: A Case Report

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  • 1Department of Radiology, Dunya Hospital, Batman, Turkey. dr.msyx@hotmail.com
  • 2Department of General Surgery, Dunya Hospital, Batman, Turkey.
  • 3Department of Radiology, Silvan Dr. Yusuf AzizoÄŸlu Hospital, Diyarbakır, Turkey.

Abstract

Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are rare tumors of the gastrointestinal system and comprise only 1% to 3% of all gastrointestinal tract tumors, with the majority of them arising in the stomach. In this report, we present the unique findings of a case of gastroduodenal intussusception caused by an underlying gastric GIST and complicated with severe acute pancreatitis.

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Gastrointestinal stromal tumors; Pancreatitis, acute necrotizing; Stomach; Intussusception
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