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Carcinoma of the colon presenting with dyspepsia.
  1. D. O'Reilly,
  2. R. G. Long
  1. City Hospital, Nottingham, UK.


    Three patients with upper abdominal symptoms responding to anti-ulcer medication are reported who had negative upper gastrointestinal endoscopies. Subsequent barium enemas showed that each of the patients had either a carcinoma of the transverse colon or caecum. Investigation of the colon should be considered in all such cases.

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