Adenocarcinoma associated with perianal fistulas in Crohn's disease.

  title={Adenocarcinoma associated with perianal fistulas in Crohn's disease.},
  author={Hitoshi Ogawa and Sho Haneda and Chikashi Shibata and Koh Miura and Munenori Nagao and Shinobu Ohnuma and Atsushi Kohyama and Michiaki Unno},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  volume={33 2},
AIM The purpose of the present study was to examine the possible relation between anorectal carcinoma and infliximab therapy for Crohn's disease. PATIENTS AND METHODS This study reviewed the medical records of patients with perianal Crohn's disease, who have required surgical intervention at the Tohoku University Hospital since May 2002, when infliximab was approved as a remedy for Crohn's disease in Japan. RESULTS Ninety-two patients underwent surgery due to perianal Crohn's disease… CONTINUE READING


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