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Neoadjuvant Imatinib Therapy Followed by Surgery in a Rare Case of Rectal Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor

Citation Information : Neoadjuvant Imatinib Therapy Followed by Surgery in a Rare Case of Rectal Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor. J Med Sci 2019; 5 (4):103-105.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10045-00135

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 03-10-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Abstract

In patients with very low rectal tumors, intersphincteric resection (ISR) helps to preserve anal function. We hereby report our experience of evaluation and successful management in a rare case of rectal gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST), wherein we managed a case of rectal GIST with imatinib neoadjuvant followed by surgery and adjuvant therapy.


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