A Descriptive Analysis of Colorectal Carcinoma in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis Seen Over a Three Year Period
Patients with longstanding and extensive ulcerative colitis (UC) are at increased risk for developing colorectal carcinoma (CRC). Recent epidemiologic studies have suggested an overall decrease in the incidence of CRC in individuals with UC but that men appear to have a higher risk of developing CRC. We reviewed a large nationwide pathology database to examine demographic, histologic and other features associated with CRC in individuals with UC.
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