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An Unusual Case of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Presenting with Gout and Jaundice



Abstract

We highlight an unusual case of familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) presenting initially with gout, jaundice and a periampullary carcinoma. This case may be of interest to clinicians involved in the diagnosis and management of FAP and follow-up of patients after surgical resection.



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An Unusual Case of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Presenting with Gout and Jaundice


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Anna K. Lawless Corresponding Author

Junior Medical Officer, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

Ravi Huilgol

Vascular Surgery, St. Vincent's Hospital

Christopher J. Young

Colorectal Unit, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital


Ethics Statement and Conflict of Interest Disclosures

Human subjects: Consent was obtained by all participants in this study. Conflicts of interest: The authors have declared that no conflicts of interest exist.


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An Unusual Case of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Presenting with Gout and Jaundice

  • Author Information
    Anna K. Lawless Corresponding Author

    Junior Medical Officer, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

    Ravi Huilgol

    Vascular Surgery, St. Vincent's Hospital

    Christopher J. Young

    Colorectal Unit, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital


    Ethics Statement and Conflict of Interest Disclosures

    Human subjects: Consent was obtained by all participants in this study. Conflicts of interest: The authors have declared that no conflicts of interest exist.

    Acknowledgements


    Article Information

    Published: July 15, 2017

    DOI

    10.7759/cureus.1475

    Cite this article as:

    Lawless A K, Huilgol R, Young C J (July 15, 2017) An Unusual Case of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Presenting with Gout and Jaundice. Cureus 9(7): e1475. doi:10.7759/cureus.1475

    Publication history

    Received by Cureus: June 27, 2017
    Peer review began: July 06, 2017
    Peer review concluded: July 06, 2017
    Published: July 15, 2017

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    © Copyright 2017
    Lawless et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0., which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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    This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Abstract

We highlight an unusual case of familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) presenting initially with gout, jaundice and a periampullary carcinoma. This case may be of interest to clinicians involved in the diagnosis and management of FAP and follow-up of patients after surgical resection.



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Anna K. Lawless

Junior Medical Officer, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

For correspondence:
alaw7613@uni.sydney.edu.au

Ravi Huilgol

Vascular Surgery, St. Vincent's Hospital

Christopher J. Young

Colorectal Unit, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

Anna K. Lawless

Junior Medical Officer, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

For correspondence:
alaw7613@uni.sydney.edu.au

Ravi Huilgol

Vascular Surgery, St. Vincent's Hospital

Christopher J. Young

Colorectal Unit, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital