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Cho, Nam, Bang, Shin, and Shin: Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome Showing Good Early Response to Steroid Treatment


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Fig. 1.
Clinical manifestation of the patient at the initial presentation. (A) Hair loss. (B) Skin pigmentation and nail dystrophy. (C) Tongue swelling and mucosal atrophy.
Fig. 2.
Initial upper and lower endoscopic findings. Numerous variable-sized sessile polyps with mucosal edema and hyperemia were observed in the (A, B) stomach, and (C, D) colon.
Fig. 3.
Histologic findings. (A) Dilatation of gland, and inflammatory cell infiltration in gastric mucosa (H&E, ×40). (B) Dilatation of gland, cystic dilatation of crypt, and edema of lamina propria in colonic mucosa (H&E, ×40).
Fig. 4.
Follow-up upper and lower endoscopic findings. Marked regression of polyposis was observed in the (A, B) stomach, and (C, D) colon.
Fig. 5.
Clinical improvement of the patient at 5 months after steroid administration. Recovery from (A) hair loss and (B) skin pigmentation and nail dystrophy.
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