PRIMARY GASTROINTESTINAL STROMAL TUMOUR OF THE PROSTATE: A CASE REPORT OF A RARE TUMOUR

  • Muhammad Arshad Irshad Khalil Surgical oncology department, SKMCH&RC, Lahore
  • Nouman Khan Surgical oncology department, SKMCH&RC, Lahore
  • Azfar Ali Surgical oncology dept. SKMCH&RC, Lahore
  • Khurram Mir Surgical oncology department, SKMCH&RC, Lahore

Abstract

A 70-year-old gentleman underwent prostatectomy for bladder outlet obstruction due to enlarged prostate and was found to have primary extragastrointestinal stromal tumour (EGIST). He has been started on imatinib therapy and is presently on follow-up. Prostatic EGIST should be one of the differential diagnoses in patients with enlarged prostate with normal prostate-specific antigen levels.

Key words: Prostate, gastrointestinal stromal tumour, PSA

 

 

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Published
2018-07-01
How to Cite
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Khalil MAI, Khan N, Ali A, Mir K. PRIMARY GASTROINTESTINAL STROMAL TUMOUR OF THE PROSTATE: A CASE REPORT OF A RARE TUMOUR. J Cancer Allied Spec [Internet]. 2018Jul.1 [cited 2021Sep.27];4(2). Available from: https://journals.sfu.ca/jcas/index.php/jcas/article/view/161