Increased risk of colorectal cancer and dysplasia in patients with Crohn's colitis and primary sclerosing cholangitis.

@article{Lindstrm2011IncreasedRO,
  title={Increased risk of colorectal cancer and dysplasia in patients with Crohn's colitis and primary sclerosing cholangitis.},
  author={Lina Lindstr{\"o}m and Annika Lapidus and Ake Ost and Annika Bergquist},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2011},
  volume={54 11},
  pages={
          1392-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Almost 10% of all patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis receive a diagnosis of Crohn's disease. Clinical characteristics and the risk of colon cancer or dysplasia in Crohn's disease and primary sclerosing cholangitis are less well examined than in ulcerative colitis. OBJECTIVE This study aimed to describe the clinical characteristics and risk of colorectal dysplasia and cancer in Crohn's disease in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis. DESIGN This is a cohort study… CONTINUE READING

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