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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 365-366

Multiple colorectal adenomas syndrome with malignant degeneration in multiple colorectal polyps: 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography–computed tomography findings


Department of Nuclear Medicine and Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography, Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Punit Sharma
Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Department of Nuclear Medicine and Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography, 13, Canal Circular Road, Kolkata - 700 054, West Bengal
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DOI: 10.4103/ijnm.IJNM_77_17

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Multiple colorectal adenomas (MCRAs) syndrome is a genetic syndrome characterized by multiple colorectal polyps. Patients usually present late in late fourth or fifth decade of life. They have a high risk for developing malignancy. We here present such case of a 61-year-old man with MCRAs who developed malignant degeneration of multiple colorectal polyps, which was demonstrated on 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography–computed tomography.


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