Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome (CCS)-A Rare Case Report.

  title={Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome (CCS)-A Rare Case Report.},
  author={Subrata Chakrabarti},
  journal={Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR},
  volume={9 3},
Cronkhite-Canada syndrome (CCS) is an extremely rare non-inherited condition characterized by gastrointestinal hamartomatous polyposis, alopecia, onychodystrophy, hyperpigmentation, weight loss and diarrhoea. The aetiology is probably autoimmune and diagnosis is based on history, physical examination, endoscopic findings of gastrointestinal polyposis, and histology. The disease is very rare; approximately 450 cases of CCS have been reported worldwide. The author reports a case of CCS in an… CONTINUE READING


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