Crohn's disease and colorectal malignancy.

  title={Crohn's disease and colorectal malignancy.},
  author={G. J. R. Kirk and W. D. B. Clements},
  journal={International journal of clinical practice},
  volume={53 4},
There has been much debate over the past 50 years concerning the association between colorectal carcinoma and inflammatory bowel disease. Until recently, it was widely accepted there was a higher risk in those with widespread ulcerative colitis. However, evidence now suggests an almost equal incidence in those with Crohn's disease of similar extent and duration. We present a case that underlines the important clinical and pathological features of Crohn's disease associated colorectal carcinoma… CONTINUE READING