What's the Mass? The Gist of Point-of-care Ultrasound in Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

Clin Pract Cases Emerg Med. 2018 Jan 24;2(1):82-85. doi: 10.5811/cpcem.2017.12.36375. eCollection 2018 Feb.

Abstract

Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are rare, and patients usually present with vague and non-specific abdominal symptoms. This report illustrates how point-of-care ultrasound performed in the emergency setting in the evaluation of such patients helped in management of two undiagnosed GIST patients.

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  • Case Reports