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MR features of gastrointestinal stromal tumors

  • T. Caramella
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    Department of Radiology, Centre Hospitalier Régional et Universitaire de Nice, Hôpital Archet II, 151 route de Saint-Antoine de Ginestière, BP 3079, Nice 06202, France
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  • S. Schmidt
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    Department of Radiology, Centre Hospitalier Régional et Universitaire de Nice, Hôpital Archet II, 151 route de Saint-Antoine de Ginestière, BP 3079, Nice 06202, France
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  • P. Chevallier
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    Department of Radiology, Centre Hospitalier Régional et Universitaire de Nice, Hôpital Archet II, 151 route de Saint-Antoine de Ginestière, BP 3079, Nice 06202, France
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  • M. Saint Paul
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    Department of Anatomopathology, Centre Hospitalier Régional et Universitaire de Nice, Hôpital Archet II, 151 route de Saint-Antoine de Ginestière, BP 3079, Nice 06202, France
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  • J.L. Bernard
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    Department of Abdominal Surgery, Centre Hospitalier Régional et Universitaire de Nice, Hôpital Archet II, 151 route de Saint-Antoine de Ginestière, BP 3079, Nice 06202, France
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  • R. Bidoli
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    Department of Hepatogastroenterology, Centre Hospitalier Régional et Universitaire de Nice, Hôpital Archet II, 151 route de Saint-Antoine de Ginestière, BP 3079, Nice 06202, France
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  • J.N. Bruneton
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    Department of Radiology, Centre Hospitalier Régional et Universitaire de Nice, Hôpital Archet II, 151 route de Saint-Antoine de Ginestière, BP 3079, Nice 06202, France
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Published:February 21, 2005DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinimag.2004.12.001

      Abstract

      We report on two patients presenting with gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST). The important tumor size and the marked tissular hypersignal seen on T2-weighted magnetic resonance images (MRI) should be considered as magnetic resonance (MR) features strongly indicating diagnosis of GIST.

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