Uterine extra gastrointestinal stromal tumor presenting as intramural leiomyoma

Eur J Gynaecol Oncol. 2015;36(2):231-3.


Extra gastrointestinal stromal tumors (EGIST) are reported in different sites and organs. This tumors are rare in gynecologic apparatus. Here the authors report an uterine unique tumor represented as intramural leiomyoma. Because of different treatment options, clinicians should be aware of this rare tumor which may be located in uterus and confused with a smooth muscle tumor.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Female
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors / pathology*
  • Humans
  • Leiomyoma / pathology*
  • Middle Aged
  • Proto-Oncogene Proteins c-kit / analysis
  • Uterine Neoplasms / pathology*


  • Proto-Oncogene Proteins c-kit