A histiocytic twist in a tale of GIST

Aparna Gangoli, Kunal Sharma, Kanica Chaudhary


Histiocytic sarcoma (HS) is a rare, non-Langerhan’s, malignant histiocytic neoplasm that occurs in lymph nodes and extranodal sites mainly the skin and intestine. Amidst the cases reported so far; majority of the cases previously diagnosed as HS have been Primary T cell lymphomas (PTCL). Cases primarily involving the extranodal sites are rare, with a confusing clinical picture and thus, are often misdiagnosed. Here we report a rare case of extranodal HS in a 54-year-old man, a previously treated case of gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) of the stomach, who now presented with abdominal pain. On imaging, a growth was detected in the small bowel without accompanying lymphadenopathy.

Full Text:


DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/crcp.v3n4p50


  • There are currently no refbacks.

Case Reports in Clinical Pathology

ISSN 2331-2726(Print)  ISSN 2331-2734(Online)

Copyright © Sciedu Press

To make sure that you can receive messages from us, please add the ‘sciedupress.com’ domains to your e-mail 'safe list'. If you do not receive e-mail in your 'inbox', please check your 'spam' or 'junk' folder.