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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 186-189

Familial adenomatous polyposis presenting as synchronous adenocarcinoma colon


Department of General Surgery, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, India

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Dr. R Sathish Kumar
Department of General Surgery, Government Medical College, Kozhikode - 673 008, Kerala
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ksj.ksj_50_21

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Familial adenomatous polyposis is a genetic condition. It is diagnosed when a person develops more than 100 adenomatous colon polyps. Synchronous colon neoplasia is defined as two or more primary tumors identified in the same patient and at the same time. We report a case of a 43 year old female presenting with synchronous colon cancer and multiple adenomatous polyps.


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