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Infection

, Volume 47, Issue 6, pp 1071–1072 | Cite as

Sigmoid colon cancer due to Schistosomiasis

  • Bianca V. A. Eder
  • Hans Bösmüller
  • Thomas Schubert
  • Alfred L. BissingerEmail author
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Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Informed consent

The patient gave informed consent to the anonymized retrospective publication; no measures were undertaken beside the medical routine.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Medical Department, Institute of Tropical MedicineUniversity Hospital TübingenTübingenGermany
  2. 2.Institute of PathologyUniversity Hospital TübingenTübingenGermany
  3. 3.Institute of PathologySpeyerGermany

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