Upper gastrointestinal tract polyps in familial adenomatosis coli.

@article{Jrvinen1983UpperGT,
  title={Upper gastrointestinal tract polyps in familial adenomatosis coli.},
  author={Heikki J{\"a}rvinen and Marcus Nyberg and Pekka Peltokallio},
  journal={Gut},
  year={1983},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={333-9}
}
Upper gastrointestinal tract polyps were sought prospectively using endoscopy and biopsy in 34 patients with familial adenomatosis coli belonging to 18 unrelated families. Gastric and/or duodenal polyps, usually small and multiple, occurred in 28 patients (82%). Histologically verified extracolonic adenomas were present in 19 patients (56%). Gastric… CONTINUE READING