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Rectumcancer hos en 24-årig mand, der blev opereret for mb. Hirschsprung som barn

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Jeppe Henriksen1, Charlotte Green1 & Ken Ljungmann2

1) Fælles Akut Afdeling, Aarhus Universitetshospital 2) Mave- og Tarmkirurgi, AarhusUniversitetshospital Ugeskr Læger 2018;180:V11170863

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Ugeskr Læger 2018;180:V11170863
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Rectal carcinoma in a 24-year-old man with Hirschsprung’s disease

This case report presents an incident of rectal carcinoma in a 24-year-old man with Hirschsprung’s disease, for which he was operated in his early childhood, with a Soave pull-through procedure. No direct association between Hirschsprung’s disease and rectal cancer was found in our review of the literature. However, several case reports of rectal cancers following pull-through procedures exist. A low threshold for further clinical investigations is recommended, if these patients are presenting with gastrointestinal symptoms.

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