Nerve Sheath Tumor of Stomach: Two Cases Report

Hou Dong Zuo, Xiaoming Zhang, Zhao Hua Zhai


Nerve sheath tumors of stomach are a group of benign tumors of gastrointestinal tract. Here two cases of this tumor are presented and imaging features are described. A large, irregular well-defined margin mass is demonstrated. Sonography showed heterogeneous hypoechoic lesions. CT features are mainly a large irregular mass with well-defined margin and heterogeneous density, and some calcification can be seen. Contrast-enhanced CT images showed slight inhomogeneous enhancement. On MR images these lesions are demarcated associated with hypointense on T1 weighted imaging and moderate to markedly hyperintense on T2 weighted imaging. Contrast enhanced MRI demonstrated the mass heterogeneous enhancement.

J Med Cases. 2012;3(1):68-72


Nerve sheath tumor; Stomach

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