Risk factors for small bowel cancer in Crohn's disease.

  title={Risk factors for small bowel cancer in Crohn's disease.},
  author={Bret A. Lashner},
  journal={Digestive diseases and sciences},
  volume={37 8},
Suspected risk factors for adenocarcinoma of the small bowel in Crohn's disease include surgically excluded small bowel loops, chronic fistulous disease, and male sex. Review of all seven University of Chicago cases failed to confirm any suspected risk factor. A case-control study was performed to identify possible alternatives. Each case was matched to four randomly selected controls from an inflammatory bowel disease registry matched for year of birth, sex, and confirmed small bowel Crohn's… CONTINUE READING


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