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We describe three patients with celiac disease complicated by adenocarcinoma of the small intestine, and summarize the 36 cases of this association that have been reported. Retrospectively we found an increased risk (relative risk 25-250) of developing adenocarcinoma of the small intestine in patients with celiac disease in the region of Winterthur(More)
A review of 52 patients with celiac disease showed the development of malignant tumors in eight cases (15%). The following malignomas were diagnosed: one malignant lymphoma, one multiple myeloma, one rhabdomyosarcoma, one carcinoma of the uterus, one carcinoma of the sigmoid colon and three adenocarcinomas of the small bowel. Patients with tumors showed(More)
New infection with tuberculosis is a risk for hospital patients, and it would therefore be desirable to evaluate the proportion of converters by a simple epicutaneous test. It is also known that reactions to Mantoux tests of different manufacturers may vary widely. Simultaneous tuberculin skin tests with tuberculin Berna, tuberculin Kopenhagen and Monotest(More)
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