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Carcinoma of the large bowel in Uganda.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  900799     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A personal series of 41 cases of carcinoma of the large bowel seen in Uganda during 7 years is presented. The relatively young age of the patients compared with the patients in Western countries is discussed. Diet probably played no role in the aetiology of the disease in this series. It is observed that in carcinoma of the rectum the lesion is usually low, necessitating resection of the rectum, which the patients frequently refuse.
J C Ssali
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0035-8843     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann R Coll Surg Engl     Publication Date:  1977 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-10-28     Completed Date:  1977-10-28     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7506860     Medline TA:  Ann R Coll Surg Engl     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  420-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Developing Countries*
Diagnosis, Differential
Diet / adverse effects
Intestinal Neoplasms* / diagnosis,  etiology
Intestine, Large*
Middle Aged

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