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Colon cancer in the Cronkhite-Canada syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3745857     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A patient with Cronkhite-Canada syndrome had multiple juvenile colonic polyps with hyperplastic, adenomatous, and mixed villous and adenomatous changes. A Dukes B mucus-secreting adenocarcinoma of the cecum was also present. Currently considered a benign disease, the Cronkhite-Canada syndrome may be a premalignant disorder, as our patient's course suggests. We review the literature in this regard.
L B Rappaport; H V Sperling; A Stavrides
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical gastroenterology     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0192-0790     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  1986 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-09-30     Completed Date:  1986-09-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7910017     Medline TA:  J Clin Gastroenterol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  199-202     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma / etiology*,  pathology
Colonic Neoplasms / etiology*,  pathology
Colonic Polyps / complications*,  pathology
Middle Aged

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