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Calcified carcinoma of the colon superimposed on chronic ulcerative colitis


A case of calcified colonic carcinoma superimposed on ulcerative colitis is reported. Only 10 cases of colonic carcinoma with radiographically visible calcification have been reported previously in the English-language literature. None of these has been associated with ulcerative colitis. Histologically, all of the previously reported cases have been mucoid adenocarcinoma.

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Shockman, A.T. Calcified carcinoma of the colon superimposed on chronic ulcerative colitis. Digest Dis Sci 14, 683–687 (1969). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02239280

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