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First described in 1955, Cronkhite-Canada syndrome (CCS) is a rare, nonhereditary polyposis syndrome with an uncertain aetiopathogenesis.
This also highlights the importance of considering Cronkhite-Canada syndrome as a rare possibility in a middle aged male presenting with haematochezia, specially if the patient is of Asian origin and if there are any cutaneous abnormalities suggestive of this condition.
Surgical treatment of Cronkhite-Canada syndrome associated with protein-losing enteropathy: report of a case.
The diagnosis of Cronkhite-Canada syndrome is based on clinical, endoscopic, and pathological findings, including characteristic intestinal polyps, alopecia, onychodystrophy, and hyperpigmentation of the skin.
Cronkhite-Canada syndrome associated with carcinoma of the sigmoid colon: report of a case.
Adenocarcinoma and multiple adenomas of the large intestine, associated with Cronkhite-Canada syndrome.
Cronkhite-Canada syndrome (CCS) is an acquired, nonfamilial syndrome characterized by diffuse gastrointestinal polyposis with alopecia, nail dystrophy, and hyperpigmentation.
A patient with Cronkhite-Canada syndrome, myxedema and muscle atrophy.
Cronkhite-Canada syndrome tends to follow a progressive course, with a high rate of mortality despite treatment.
Cronkhite-Canada syndrome usually follows a progressive course with a high rate of mortality due to complications such as anemia, gastrointestinal bleeding, congestive heart failure, and septicemia.