Polyposis coli preceded by hepatocellular carcinoma: report of a case

J M Weinberger, Z Cohen, T Berk
Diseases of the Colon and Rectum 1981, 24 (4): 296-300
A case of polyposis coli preceded by hepatocellular carcinoma and epidermoid cysts is described. Only one other documented case of hepatoma in association with polyposis coli has been reported in the literature. This patient is not only the youngest to develop an extracolonic malignancy, but has also been fortunate to survive a disease often considered fatal. The possibility of a polyposis-linked resistance to extracolonic malignancies is discussed.

Full Text Links

Find Full Text Links for this Article


You are not logged in. Sign Up or Log In to join the discussion.

Trending Papers

Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read

Save your favorite articles in one place with a free QxMD account.


Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"

We want to hear from doctors like you!

Take a second to answer a survey question.