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Lucas Vieira dos Santos, João Paulo Lima, Kathia Cristina Abdalla, Arinilda Campos Bragagnoli, Florinda Almeida Santos, Alexandre dos Anjos Jácome and Fabiano Elias Porto

Imatinib mesylate represents a revolution in the management of patients with metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs). More recently, postoperative imatinib has been shown to improve both disease-free and overall survivals in patients with a high risk of recurrence. This article presents a well-documented case of a patient with painful and reversible bone edema related to imatinib.