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Sigmoid colon cancer due to Schistosomiasis

  • Bianca V. A. Eder
  • Hans Bösmüller
  • Thomas Schubert
  • Alfred L. BissingerEmail author
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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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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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