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Year : 1992  |  Volume : 38  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 152-3

Leiomyoblastoma of the stomach.

Dept of Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi., India

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A K Sarda
Dept of Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi.
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A case of gastric leiomyoblastoma in a 37 year old male is presented. The patient presented with 3 episodes of melaena requiring blood transfusion on one occasion. There was no associated haematemesis, abdominal pain, obstruction or a palpable lump. The tumor was sessile and completely intraluminal with superficial ulceration displaying distinctive histologic features. Seven years after partial gastrectomy the patient has remained asymptomatic.


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