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Anal transitional zone adenocarcinoma following restorative proctocolectomy for ulcerative colitis: case report and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20163039     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Conservative proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) has become the intervention of choice for severe ulcerative colitis (UC) requiring surgery. Sporadically, the occurrence of carcinoma arising in or near the ileo-anal pouch after IPAA for UC has been reported. This issue is of utmost importance as an endoscopic follow-up is mandatory also after the operation. The present paper reports a case of cancer which developed four years after proctocolectomy with IPAA in a young man suffering from UC. Moreover, the authors provide update (PubMed research) by literature review on this issue.
L Panier-Suffat; M Marracino; A Resegotti; M Astegiano; A Giustetto; M Garino; R Pellicano; G Fronda
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta gastro-enterologica Belgica     Volume:  72     ISSN:  0001-5644     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Gastroenterol. Belg.     Publication Date:    2009 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-18     Completed Date:  2010-03-30     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0414075     Medline TA:  Acta Gastroenterol Belg     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  441-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
7th Department of Surgery, S Giovanni Battista (Molinette) Hospital, Turin, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma / etiology*
Anus Neoplasms / etiology*
Colitis, Ulcerative / complications*,  surgery*
Colonic Pouches / pathology*
Proctocolectomy, Restorative* / methods
Surgical Stapling

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