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Revista Médica Electrónica

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RUIZ HERNANDEZ, Ihosvany et al. Turcots syndrome. Rev.Med.Electrón. [online]. 2018, vol.40, n.4, pp.1215-1223. ISSN 1684-1824.

ABSTRACT The case of a female patient, aged 27 years is presented.  She was in-patient in the Teaching Clinical Surgical Provincial Hospital “José Ramón López Tabrane”, of Matanzas for several times presenting clinical characteristics compatible polyps in the colon, corroborated by video colonoscopy, and diagnosed in March 2015. She was readmitted 14 months later because of convulsions, generalized firstly and lately limited to the right side of the body, universal headache and vomits. She died 23 days after the admittance. The family history shows that her mother died when she was 52, due to colon cancer and her sister died at twenty one due to colorectal malignant neoplasia.

Palabras clave : colon polyps; convulsions; colorectal cancer.

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