Case Report
Copyright ©The Author(s) 2019.
World J Gastroenterol. Nov 28, 2019; 25(44): 6571-6578
Published online Nov 28, 2019. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v25.i44.6571
Table 1 Imaging findings of primary gastric melanoma in the literature and our case
Ref.ModalityImaging findings
Bolzacchini et al[2]CT, MRIA thickened stomach wall in the lesser curvature of the stomach, and metastasis to the liver and regional lymph nodes
Wang et al[11]Digital GI radiographyA large tumor blocking the esophago-gastric junction
CTA soft mass in the esophago-gastric junction with lymph node metastasis in the lesser curvature of the stomach
Yılmaz et al[12]CTA large, heterogeneous, cystic solid tumor originating from the posterior wall of the stomach
Our caseDigital GI radiographyA tumor located in the gastric cardia; a thickened and rigid gastric wall with an inability to perform peristalsis
CTAn iso-or slight low-density tumor in plain scanning, with heterogeneous enhancement in the arterial phase and persistent enhancement in the portal vein phase
MRIA mass exhibiting a heterogeneous hyperintensity on T1WI and hypointensity on T2WI; hyperintense signal on DWI; a lesion obviously unevenly enhanced