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Case Reports in Oncological Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 509845, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/509845
Case Report

Bone Metastases from Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor: A Case Report

1Oncology Department, Habib Bourguiba University Hospital, El Ain Road, 3029 Sfax, Tunisia
2Pathology Department, Habib Bourguiba University Hospital, El Ain Road, 3029 Sfax, Tunisia
3Radiology Department, Habib Bourguiba University Hospital, El Ain Road, 3029 Sfax, Tunisia
4Radiotherapy Department, Habib Bourguiba University Hospital, El Ain Road, 3029 Sfax, Tunisia

Received 6 October 2012; Accepted 5 November 2012

Academic Editors: S. Aksoy and C. Camps

Copyright © 2012 Jihen Feki et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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