Published: 2017-01-12

Diffuse intestinal ganglioneuromatosis with coexisting gastrointestinal stromal tumour - gastrointestinal manifestations of neurofibromatosis: an unusual case report

Sily Sreedharan, Vineeth Rao, Malini Thomas


Gastrointestinal involvement in neurofibromatosis occurs in four major forms: true neurogenic neoplasm; neoplasm arising from interstitial cells of cajal; endocrine tumours & vasculopathy. In our case, a known case of familial neurofibromatosis showed diffuse colonic ganglioneuromatosis & coexisting very low risk gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST) in jejunum. For one of its rare associations we are presenting this case.


Gastrointestinal, Ganglioneuromatosis, Gastrointestinal stromal tumour, Neurofibromatosis

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