Testicular Metastasis of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor of the Jejunum

Mirsad Dorić, Svjetlana Radović, Mirsad Babić, Ajna Hukić, Suada Kuskunović, Ivana Tomić, Ivan Selak
2007 Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences  
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) are neoplasm of mesenchymal origin that usually begins in cells of the wall of the gastrointestinal tract. It can be benign or malignant. In this report, we have presented a case of malignant GIST with uncommon site of metastasis. Th is is of interest because of three reasons. Firstly, metastases to the testis are extremely rare. However, metastases to distally localized organs are not commonly associated with GIST, and fi nally, to our knowledge this is
more » ... knowledge this is the fi rst case of malignant GIST metastasis to the testis reported in the world.
doi:10.17305/bjbms.2007.3077 fatcat:ro3qcl2sbba6hhb7kjgjw6p4t4