Digestive Diseases and Sciences

, Volume 56, Issue 9, pp 2711–2714 | Cite as

A Rare Presentation of an Uncommon Malignancy: Thromboembolism in a Patient with a Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor

  • Marisa Kardos
  • Andrew Lundquist
  • Michael Misialek
  • Lawrence S. Friedman
Case Report


GIST Gastrointestinal stromal tumor Thromboembolism Deep vein thrombosis Pulmonary embolism Malignancy 


Conflict of interest

There are no financial arrangements or conflicts of interest to be declared.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marisa Kardos
    • 1
    • 2
    • 6
  • Andrew Lundquist
    • 3
  • Michael Misialek
    • 4
  • Lawrence S. Friedman
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of MedicineNewton-Wellesley HospitalNewtonUSA
  2. 2.Tufts University School of MedicineBostonUSA
  3. 3.Department of MedicineMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA
  4. 4.Department of PathologyNewton-Wellesley HospitalNewtonUSA
  5. 5.Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  6. 6.NewtonUSA

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