Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery

, Volume 16, Issue 2, pp 411–414 | Cite as

Turcot Syndrome: A Case Report in an Unsuspected Setting

  • Hyuk Jun Chung
  • Seong Taek Oh
  • Jun Gi Kim
  • Won-Kyung Kang
Case Report


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© The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hyuk Jun Chung
    • 1
  • Seong Taek Oh
    • 1
  • Jun Gi Kim
    • 1
  • Won-Kyung Kang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Seoul St May’s HospitalThe Catholic University of KoreaSeocho-guSouth Korea

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