A case series of intestinal adenomatous polyposis of unidentified etiology; a late effect of irradiation?


In a large number of patients with multiple gastrointestinal adenomatous polyps, no causal germline mutation can be found. Non-genetic factors may contribute to the development of adenomatous polyps in these unexplained polyposis patients. In the development of gastrointestinal cancer, prior exposure to abdominal radiotherapy has been identified as such a… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12885-016-2880-2


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