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Familial adenomatous polyposis coli

Authors:

K Boeren ,

Y Vankan,

D Perdieus

Department of Radiology, Imelda Hospital, Bonheiden, Belgium
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Abstract

Background: A 53-year-old male patient with a familial history of colon carcinoma presented with stool changes and abdominal cramps. There was no weight loss nor signs of blood in the stool.
An endoscopic colonoscopy procedure showed multiple rectocolic polyps but was incomplete due to a stenosing mass at the splenic flexure. Biopsies showed multiple adenomata and an invasive adenocarcinoma at the splenic flexure.

How to Cite: Boeren K, Vankan Y, Perdieus D. Familial adenomatous polyposis coli. Journal of the Belgian Society of Radiology. 2011;94(3):112–3. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/jbr-btr.524
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Published on 03 Mar 2011.
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