Case Report
Copyright ©The Author(s) 2016.
World J Gastroenterol. Jul 28, 2016; 22(28): 6559-6564
Published online Jul 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i28.6559
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Figure 1 Gastric antral vascular ectasia observed on upper gastrointestinal endoscopy.
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Figure 2 Images on abdominal computed tomography scan. A: Homogeneous hepatosplenomegaly; B: Normal spleen on computed tomography scan performed two years earlier.
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Figure 3 Immunohistochemistry study identified positive staining for CD117 and CD25. A: Atypical spindle-shaped MC on bone marrow aspirate (HE × 100); B: Hypercellularity due to infiltration by atypical MC on bone biopsy (HE × 100); C: MC were strongly positive for CD25; and D: CD117 (D) (IHC × 100).
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Figure 4 Microscopic images of the liver. A: Liver biopsy showed an increased number of spindled MC (HE × 40); B: The MC are highlighted by positive CD117 staining (IHC × 100)
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Figure 5 Extensive involvement of the stomach. A: Endoscopic image of the stomach showed diffuse polypoid lesions with active bleeding; B: Microscopic appearance of the gastric mucosa showed infiltration by atypical MC strongly positive for CD117 (IHC × 100).