GRACE S.ROZYCKIMDFrom the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, and Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, Tex.
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A 34-YEAR-OLD woman was seen in the emergency department with a 3-day history of abdominal pain associated with nausea and vomiting. The patient reported decreased appetite and weight loss over the previous 6 months. She was afebrile and in no apparent distress. On abdominal examination, a large mass was palpated in the epigastrium and the right upper quadrant. A computed tomographic examination of the abdomen was obtained (Figure 1).
B.Gastrointestinal stromal tumor
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