intestinal stromal tumors are rare which can arise at any age, mostly between
50 and 60 years old. They are characterized
by the expression on the surface of their cells, a specific gene c-kit. They
can be located in any segment of the digestive tract, with a preference for the
stomach (60%). The jejunum location is found in 200% to 30% of the cases. The originality of our observation is the revelation
of a stromal jejunum tumor by a digestive bleeding. Case Report: A 71-year-old man was admitted in emergencies for a low digestive plentiful
bleeding with state of hypovolemia shock. Result: The operation was performed after stabilization of
his dynamic state and blood transfusion and we discovered a jejunal stromal tumor
in operation. The follow-up was simple with a good evolution under treatment by
Imatinib. Conclusion: Stromal digestive tumors are rare which can interest all the segments of the digestive
tract and their diagnosis must be often evoked in front of
any digestive bleeding.
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