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Diagnosis and treatment of Gardner syndrome with gastric polyposis: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18395919     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Gardner syndrome (GS) is an autosomal dominant disease characterized by the presence of colonic polyposis, osteoma and soft tissue tumors. It is regarded as a clinical subgroup of familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) and may present at any age from 2 mo to 70 years with a variety of symptoms, either colonic or extracolonic. We present a case of a 23-year-old female patient with GS who presented with gastric polyposis and was successively treated with restorative proctocolectomy in combination with ileal pouch anal anastomosis (RPC/ IPAA), ileostomy, ileostomy closure operation, snare polypectomy during 8 mo. After operation, the patient took oral traditional Chinese medicine pills made of Fructus mume and Bombyx batryticatu for about 6 mo. The innutrition and anaemia of this patient were gradually improved. Gastroscopy showed that the remnant gastric polypi gradually decreased and finally disappeared 19 mo after the first operation. The patient had 2-3 times of solid stool per day at the time we wrote this paper.
Authors:
Guo-Li Gu; Shi-Lin Wang; Xue-Ming Wei; Li Bai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  World journal of gastroenterology : WJG     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1007-9327     ISO Abbreviation:  World J. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  2008 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-04-08     Completed Date:  2008-07-28     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100883448     Medline TA:  World J Gastroenterol     Country:  China    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2121-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of General Surgery, the General Hospital of Chinese PLA Air Force, Beijing 100036, China.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Animals
Bombyx / metabolism
Endoscopy
Female
Gardner Syndrome / complications,  diagnosis*,  therapy
Humans
Medicine, Chinese Traditional
Plant Extracts / therapeutic use
Polyps / complications,  diagnosis*,  therapy
Proctocolectomy, Restorative / methods
Stomach Diseases / complications,  diagnosis*,  therapy
Time Factors
Treatment Outcome
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Plant Extracts
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