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Medicina (Kaunas). 2011;47(11):600-3. Epub 2011 Dec 30.

Large omental metastases of a gastrointestinal stromal tumor.

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Department of Surgery, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eivenių 2, 50028 Kaunas, Lithuania.


Gastrointestinal stromal tumors are rare tumors, originating from the interstitial cells of Cajal. They are the most common mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal tract. Metastatic tumor is treated with imatinib mesylate. A case of large metastases of a gastrointestinal stromal tumor to the omentum, diagnosis and treatment principles are presented in this case report.

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