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Turcot's syndrome: a new case in the first decade of life.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7787721     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of Turcot's syndrome is described in an 8-year-old girl. Turcot's syndrome is a rare hereditary disease in which malignant glioma of the central nervous system is associated with colonic polyposis. The patient initially presented with a left parietal glioblastoma diagnosed by computed tomography (CT), and was subsequently found to have nonfamilial colonic polyposis.
Authors:
E Scribano; G Loria; G Ascenti; E Cardia; D Molina; M Gaeta
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Abdominal imaging     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0942-8925     ISO Abbreviation:  Abdom Imaging     Publication Date:    1995 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-07-24     Completed Date:  1995-07-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9303672     Medline TA:  Abdom Imaging     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  155-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Institute of Radiological Sciences, University of Messina, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Barium Sulfate / diagnostic use
Brain Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  genetics
Child
Colon / pathology
Colonic Polyps / diagnosis*,  genetics
Female
Glioblastoma / diagnosis*,  genetics
Humans
Parietal Lobe / pathology*,  radiography
Syndrome
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7727-43-7/Barium Sulfate

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