Possible relationship between Helicobacter pylori infection and cap polyposis of the colon.

@article{Akamatsu2004PossibleRB,
  title={Possible relationship between Helicobacter pylori infection and cap polyposis of the colon.},
  author={Taiji Akamatsu and Naoshi Nakamura and Yoko Kawamura and Akihiro Shinji and Nobuyuki Tateiwa and Yasuhide Ochi and Tsutomu Katsuyama and Kendo Kiyosawa},
  journal={Helicobacter},
  year={2004},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={651-6}
}
BACKGROUND Cap polyposis is a rarely encountered disease characterized by multiple distinctive inflammatory colonic polyps located from the rectum to the distal colon. The etiology of this disease is still unknown, and no specific treatment has been established. AIM We report three cases of cap polyposis that were cured following eradication therapy for Helicobacter pylori infection. METHODS AND RESULTS Three women were referred to Shinshu University Hospital because of mucoid and/or bloody… CONTINUE READING