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Multiple carcinomas of the large and small bowel in childhood
  1. David R. Harvey,
  2. Fernando J. Paradinas

    Abstract

    A case is reported of multiple metachronous carcinomas of the small and large intestine in a child. The latter were associated with multiple adenomatous polyps in the colon. A desmoid tumour and multiple keloids developed in the laparotomy scars. The relationship of this case to Gardner's syndrome and polyposis coli is discussed and the literature on intestinal carcinoma in childhood is briefly reviewed.

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