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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 227-231

A rare case of Turcot syndrome


1 Department of Medicine, GSL Medical College and General Hospital, Rajahmundry, India
2 Department of Surgery, GSL Medical College and General Hospital, Rajahmundry, India

Correspondence Address:
M Sriharibabu
Professor, Department of Medicine, GSL Medical College and General Hospital, Rajahmundry
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.15380/2277-5706.JCSR.14.028

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Turcot’s syndrome is a rare genetic disorder clinically characterised by concomitant occurrence of primary brain tumour and colorectal polyposis. It is commonly seen in association with two other syndromes, namely, hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) and familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). It is characterized by an increased risk for early onset of other tumours including of endometrium, stomach, small intestine, hepatobiliary system, kidney, ureter, brain and ovary. We report the rare occurrence of Turcot syndrome in a 13-year-old girl who presented with focal seizure


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