Journal of Medical and Surgical
Research (JMSR)


Pages: 261-264

Date of Publication: 30-Nov--0001

Gastric Schwannoma: Case Report and Review of The Literature

Author: Wadie Sabbar, Ouijdane Zamani, Youssef Omor, El Amine Ratbi, Anass Majbar, Farid Sabbah, Mohamed Ahallat, Nabil Moatassim Billah

Category: JMSR Oncology

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Gastrointestinal mesenchymal tumours are a group of tumours originating from the mesenchymal stem cells of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Digestive tract Schwannomas are rare mesenchymal tumours occurring most frequently in the stomach, and it presents a challenge of differential diagnosis with GIST. We report a case of gastric schwannoma, in the antro-pyloric region, ans provide a short sammury of literature.

Keywords: Schwannoma, Stomach, Mesenchymal tumour