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Revista Científica Ciencia Médica

Print version ISSN 1817-7433On-line version ISSN 2220-2234


VILLARROEL SALINAS, Jaime Claudio  and  CANEDO GARCIA, Naya Alejandra. Gastrointestinal stromal tumor a diagnostic challenge from a clinical-surgical perspective, histopathological and immunohistochemistry. Disclaimer of cognitive conflicts.. Rev Cient Cienc Méd [online]. 2012, vol.15, n.2, pp.30-35. ISSN 1817-7433.

The gastrointestinal stromal tumor "GIST”, are neoplasias with invasión and methastasis potential; they represent a diagnostic challenge as a clinical-surgical; histopathologic and inmunohistochemistral matter, because of it's characteristic type of presentation that can be no pathonomonic, making making us think about diferencial diagnosis involring mesenquimatosis species and also epitelial; because of this the final diagnosis must be multidisiplinary. The terms used for histophatological diagnose like: Gastrointestinal stromal tumor, frecuently generate cognitive conflicts and the obvius questions: Are they benign or malign?. Do they have invasien and/or methastasis potencial?, because of this a correct, concise and precise definition of the concepts is important apply in the concise early diagnose and treatment on GIST patients.

Keywords : cognitive conflicts; Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor.

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