Familial adenomatous polyposis coli and clear cell sarcoma of the kidney

I. Uzoaru*, F. J. Podbielski, P. Chou, J. G. Raffensperger, F. Gonzalez-Crussi

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Abstract

Familial adenomatous polyposis coli is an inherited multiple neoplasia syndrome that is associated with an increased risk for development of another primary tumor. We report a case of a 14-year-old boy who had a proctocolectomy for familial adenomatous polyposis coli. He had survived radical nephrectomy, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy for a congenital clear cell sarcoma of the right kidney. Perhaps the presence of the familial adenomatous polyposis gene induces chromosomal instability in affected persons..

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)133-141
Number of pages9
JournalFetal and Pediatric Pathology
Volume13
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993

Keywords

  • Clear cell sarcoma
  • Familial adenomatous polyposis coli
  • Kidney

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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