Algirdas Šlepavičius, Valdas Gasilionis, Alvydas Česas


Schwannomas are generally benign, slow growing tumors, which can originate from any nerve that has a Schwann cells health. Stomach schwannomas are very rare gastrointestinal mesenchymal tumor which represents only 0,2% of all gastric tumors. The simul­taneous occurrence of adenocarcinoma and schwan­noma is extremely rare in the stomach. Only two such cases has been previously reported. We present the case of 52-years-old female with asymptoma­tic schwannoma and simultaneous carcinoma of the stomach.

Keyword(s): gastric schwannoma, adenocarcinoma.
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