[Juvenile polyposis coli associated with hereditary spherocytosis]

Minerva Chir. 1998 Oct;53(10):811-7.
[Article in Italian]


The first case of colorectal juvenile polyposis associated with hereditary spherocytosis is reported. Symptoms, diagnosis and therapy of juvenile polyposis are described along with the associated syndromes reported in the literature. The scientific and clinical consequences of this association are discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adenomatous Polyposis Coli / complications*
  • Adenomatous Polyposis Coli / diagnosis
  • Adenomatous Polyposis Coli / therapy
  • Child
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Spherocytosis, Hereditary / complications*
  • Spherocytosis, Hereditary / diagnosis
  • Spherocytosis, Hereditary / therapy