Gastrointestinal stromal tumor in ascitic fluid. A case report

Newton A C S Wong, Mark R Broadbent, Simon Paterson-Brown, Awatif al-Nafussi

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There are few published data on the cytologic features of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) in ascitic fluid and whether these features may mimic those of other malignancies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)723-7
Number of pages5
JournalActa cytologica
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2002


  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Ascitic Fluid
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
  • Humans
  • Keratins
  • Mucins
  • Proto-Oncogene Proteins c-kit
  • Stromal Cells
  • Vacuoles
  • Vimentin


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