Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome in a Young Patient: A Rare Case Report

  • Yamuna Agrawal B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
  • Rajan Shah B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
  • Brikh Raj Joshi B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
  • Vivek Kattel B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
Keywords: Hamartomatous polyps, juvenile polyposis syndrome, malignant

Abstract

Juvenile polyposis syndrome prevalence is 1 in 16,000 to 1 in 100,000 which usually present at the age of 20 years. The tumor is likely to change into malignant condition in 20% of cases. Here we present this rare syndrome in a 16-year boy.

 

BJHS 2018;3(2)6:492-494.

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Author Biographies

Yamuna Agrawal, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology

Rajan Shah, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
Brikh Raj Joshi, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Vivek Kattel, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Published
2018-09-05
How to Cite
Agrawal, Y., Shah, R., Joshi, B., & Kattel, V. (2018). Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome in a Young Patient: A Rare Case Report. Birat Journal of Health Sciences, 3(2), 492-494. https://doi.org/10.3126/bjhs.v3i2.20968
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Case Reports