Cronkhite-Canada syndrome

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Cronk·hite-Can·a·da syn·drome

(kron'kīt kan'ă-dă), [MIM*175500]
a sporadically occurring syndrome of gastrointestinal polyps with diffuse alopecia and nail dystrophy; probably not genetic.
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Wilma Jeanne, 20th century U.S. radiologist.
Cronkhite-Canada syndrome - see under Cronkhite


Leonard W., Jr., U.S. physician, 1919–.
Cronkhite-Canada syndrome - a sporadically occurring syndrome of gastrointestinal polyps with diffuse alopecia and nail dystrophy.
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Nature of colonic changes Number of cases (%) Colitis 15 (68.1) (i) Type (a) Chronic quiescent 3 (b) Chronic active 4 (c) Acute/active 5 (ii) Severity (a) Mild 5 (b) Moderate 5 (c) Severe 2 (iii) Extent (a) Focal 3 (b) Diffuse 1 (iv) Others 3 (a) Stricture 1 (b) Granulomatous inflammation 1 (c) Eosinophilic colitis 1 Colonic polyps 5 (22.7) (i) Juvenile polyp/hamartomatous polyp (Cronkhite-Canada syndrome) 2 (ii) Conventional polyp (tubular adenoma, 2 FAP+) (iii) Hyperplastic polyp 1 Mucosal prolapse/solitary rectal ulcer 2 (9.0) Total number of cases 22
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This also highlights the importance of considering Cronkhite-Canada syndrome as a rare possibility in a middle aged male presenting with haematochezia, specially if the patient is of Asian origin and if there are any cutaneous abnormalities suggestive of this condition.
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A case of Cronkhite-Canada syndrome and a review of gastrointestinal polyposis syndromes.
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