Risks and clinical features of colorectal cancer complicating Crohn's disease in Japanese patients.

  title={Risks and clinical features of colorectal cancer complicating Crohn's disease in Japanese patients.},
  author={Yutaka Yano and Toshiyuki Matsui and Hiroyuki Uno and Fumihito Hirai and Kitaroh Futami and Akinori Iwashita},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  volume={23 11},
BACKGROUND AND AIM No reports on the relative risk of development of colorectal cancer (CRC) in Japanese patients with Crohn's disease (CD) have been published. The present study aimed to investigate the relative risk and the clinical features of CRC complicating CD among patients managed at Fukuoka University Chikushi Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan (a tertiary referral center for inflammatory bowel diseases). METHODS The clinical backgrounds were analyzed of 512 patients with CD who have been… CONTINUE READING


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