Epidural metastases from a gastrointestinal stromal tumour

Huang Bor-Ren, Chen Hsien-Chih, Lui Tai-Ngar, Tzaan Wen-Ching

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Abstract

A patient with epidural metastases from a gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST) is described. We present the clinical course and the literature is reviewed. After standard irradiation and surgical intervention, the tyrosine kinase inhibitor STI571 should be considered for treatment of metastatic GIST.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)82-84
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Neuroscience
Volume15
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2008
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Gastrointestinal stromal tumor
  • Neoplasm metastasis
  • STI571

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Neurology

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