Adenocarcinoma at a strictureplasty site in Crohn's disease: report of a case.

@article{Jaskowiak2001AdenocarcinomaAA,
  title={Adenocarcinoma at a strictureplasty site in Crohn's disease: report of a case.},
  author={Nora Jaskowiak and Fabrizio Michelassi},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2001},
  volume={44 2},
  pages={
          284-7
        }
}
Strictureplasties have proven useful and safe in Crohn's disease. Concerns have been raised, however, about the potential of carcinoma arising at the strictureplasty site. Here the authors report a case of a small-bowel adenocarcinoma developing at the site of a prior strictureplasty in a middle-aged male patient seven years postoperatively in the absence of any other preneoplastic disease of the small bowel. Presenting symptoms were of progressive obstruction after a long period of quiescent… CONTINUE READING
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