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Case Reports- Leucocytoclastic vasculitis as a presentation of adenocarcinoma rectum
Abstract/OtherAbstract :
Vasculitis has been linked to several processes, like infections, drugs and allergic, rheumatologic and neoplastic diseases. Neoplasm-associated vasculitis described in the medical literature has mostly been reported in association with haemotological neoplasms. Adenocarcinoma of rectum presenting as leucocytoclastic vasculitis is rare. We present a case of a 43-year-old male with paraneoplastic leucocytoclastic vasculitis preceding the manifestation of adenocarcinoma rectum. The vasculitis subsided on resection of the rectal malignancy and the patient did not require steroid therapy thereafter.
Authors :
Gogia A, Kakar A, Bhalla S, Byotra SP
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Publication Detail :
Publisher :  Medknow Publications and Staff Society of Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India     Type :  AA     Format :  html    
Date Detail :
2006-01-03
Subject :
Leucocytoclastic vasculitis, Adenocarcinoma rectum
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Origin of publication: India
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Source :
Journal of Postgraduate Medicine (ISSN: 0022-3859) Vol 51 Num 3
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Copyright 2005 Journal of Postgraduate Medicine.
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