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Turcot's syndrome in an Arab child.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10835961     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 12 year old female child of Arab origin presented with chronic bloody diarrhoea and growth failure. Physical examination confirmed a growth failure and cafe-au-lait patches. Colonoscopy and colon biopsies showed adenocarcinoma of the colon and laparotomy confirmed metastases to the liver. A diagnosis of Turcot's Syndrome was entertained in this child.
Authors:
K al Drees; A Abdullah; A al Zaben; M al Johani
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Tropical gastroenterology : official journal of the Digestive Diseases Foundation     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0250-636X     ISO Abbreviation:  Trop Gastroenterol     Publication Date:    2000 Jan-Mar
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-07-25     Completed Date:  2000-07-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8107122     Medline TA:  Trop Gastroenterol     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  32-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adenocarcinoma / pathology*,  secondary
Adenomatous Polyposis Coli / pathology*
Brain Neoplasms / pathology*
Child
Colonic Neoplasms / pathology*
Female
Humans
Liver Neoplasms / secondary
Neoplasms, Multiple Primary / pathology*
Saudi Arabia
Syndrome

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