Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer

, Volume 41, Issue 4, pp 269–271 | Cite as

Primary Malignant Rhabdoid Tumor of the Stomach, a Rare Case Report and Review of Literature

  • Bita GeramizadehEmail author
  • Saman Nikeghbalian
  • Shokouh Abolghasem-Hosseini
Brief Communication


Rhabdoid tumor is a distinct entity reported in renal and extrarenal sites. There have been very rare reported cases in the stomach, all of which have shown an aggressive clinical course. Herein, we report a primary gastric neoplasm in an old man who presented with profuse intractable GI bleeding and undergone emergency surgery. Resected specimen showed primary malignant rhabdoid tumor. The patient died 24 h after surgery with no additional therapy. Our case emphasizes on this very rare subtype of gastric tumor, with extremely aggressive behavior.


stomach rhabdoid tumor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bita Geramizadeh
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Saman Nikeghbalian
    • 2
    • 3
  • Shokouh Abolghasem-Hosseini
    • 1
  1. 1.Pathology DepartmentShiraz University of Medical SciencesShirazIran
  2. 2.Transplant Research CenterShiraz University of Medical SciencesShirazIran
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryShiraz University of Medical SciencesShirazIran

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