Gastroduodenal polyps in familial adenomatous polyposis

Abstract

BACKGROUND Malignant degeneration of gastroduodenal polyps has been noted in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis. To evaluate this problem further, patients with familial adenomatous polyposis were contacted and offered upper gastrointestinal tract endoscopy. METHODS A prospective endoscopic examination was performed in 42 patients. RESULTS The… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s004649900258

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