Manuel Figueroa Giralt1*, Omar Orellana1 and José Manuel Herranz2
1Department of Surgery, University of Chile Clinical Hospital, Chile
2Department of Pathology, University of Chile Clinical Hospital, Chile
Introduction: Gastric Schwannoma is a very unusual mesenchymal tumor. The prognosis is excellent with and accurate surgery. Case Presentation: A 65-year-old woman with a 6 cm antral gastric submucosal tumor was resected totally by laparoscopic surgery. The biopsy showed a gastric schwannoma. Discussion: The gastric schwannoma is a rare tumor that can simulate other more frequent nonepithelial gastric tumors as GIST. The treatment of this rare disease is the total resection with free margins. Conclusion: Total laparoscopic resection of a gastric schwannoma can be achieved safely, with the benefits of minimally invasive surgery.
Gastric tumor; Gastric schwannoma; Neurilemoma; Mesenchymal tumor; Laparoscopic surgery
Giralt MF, Orellana O, Herranz JM. Gastric Schwannoma: The GIST Simulator. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2020; 5: 1797.