Radiological features of Cronkhite-Canada syndrome

Singapore Med J. 2010 Sep;51(9):e153-7.

Abstract

This report describes the radiological features of a case of Cronkhite-Canada syndrome. Barium meal follow through with pneumocolon, used as a single radiological test, revealed diffuse polyposis involving the stomach and both the small and large intestines, as well as findings of gastric rugal thickening, whiskering, crypts and ulcerated polyps.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Barium
  • Biopsy
  • Colonic Polyps / diagnosis
  • Colonic Polyps / diagnostic imaging*
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Humans
  • Intestinal Polyposis / diagnosis
  • Intestinal Polyposis / diagnostic imaging*
  • Male
  • Polyps / diagnostic imaging
  • Radiography
  • Stomach / diagnostic imaging

Substances

  • Barium