Small and microscopically detected gastrointestinal stromal tumours: an overview.
Small or microscopic gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) have been the focus of recent publications. These lesions may accompany clinically overt GISTs or be found incidentally in resection specimens for gastro-oesophageal malignancies. While the majority of cases consist of single lesions, approximately 30% may be multiple (usually two or three such lesions). Several appellations have been employed to describe these small GISTs: minute GISTs, GIST tumourlets, interstitial cell of Cajal ...Expand abstract
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