October 2015

Solid mass in relation to the stomach

Clinical Info

Vague abdominal pain and some weight loss.

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Solid mass in relation to the stomach

Solid mass in relation to the stomach
Solid mass in relation to the stomach
Another image of the mass
Another image of the mass
The mass measures 3 x 4 cm.
The mass measures 3 x 4 cm.
The rest of the stomach wall and pancreas are normal
The rest of the stomach wall and pancreas are normal
CT scan
CT scan 2
CT scan 3 There is a large polypoid lesion in the stomach that biopsy proved to be a malignant stomach carcinoma
This is another lesion related to the stomach in a 70 year old male patient
This is another lesion related to the stomach in a 70 year old male patient
The lesion is moderately vascularized
The lesion is moderately vascularized
The lesion is partly solid and partly cystic
The lesion is partly solid and partly cystic
The lesion is larger than the previous one and measures 6 cm. There is a calcification in the wall
The lesion is larger than the previous one and measures 6 cm. There is a calcification in the wall
The underlying pancreas is normal
The underlying pancreas is normal
CT 1
CT 2
CT 3 In this case the lesion proved to be a gastro intestinal stromal cell tumor (GIST)

Conclusion

Ultrasound is not the method of choice to examine the stomach, but this doesn't mean that stomach abnormalities can sometimes be picked up with ultrasound. Both rounded mass lesion are related to the stomach but are of a different nature one a polypoid stomach carcinoma and the other a GIST.


Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 85

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System