Polypectomy of a Pedunculated Sigmoid Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor : is that Feasible ? About a Case Report

Author(s): Sabrine Soua, Ghanem Mohamed, Olfa Hallara, Nidham Eddine Kchir, Mohamed Riadh Bouali

Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) are rare neoplasms that represent approximately 1–2% of gastrointestinal cancers. Colonic localization is very rare (5%). Treatment is based on surgery. In this case, we report a successful endoscopic resection of a small sigmoid GIST with conventional polypectomy in a 72-year-old woman.

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