(1)National Cancer Institute, Nagpur, India. (2)Deshpande Nursing Home, Nagpur, India.
Indian J Surg Oncol
Mesenteric fibromatosis-desmoid tumor of mesentery is a rare benign soft tissue tumor of mesentery. On CT, it mimics gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST). A 44-year-old female with small intestinal mass, preoperatively diagnosed radiologically and pathologically as GIST. Mesenteric fibromatosis is a rare tumor often mistaken for GIST. Histopathology and immunohistochemistry is the key as management of both the tumors differs.