Gastrointestinal stromal tumour of appendix

This is a Benign mesenchymal tumour that arises from Cells lining the appendix. It is generally immunohitochemically positive for KIT (CD117), phenotypically paralleling Cajal-cell differentiation, and most examples contain KIT- or PDGFRA-activating mutations.

Also Known As

  • GIST - [gastrointestinal stromal tumour] of appendix
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