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Villous adenoma of the colon with severe fluid and electrolyte depletion: Report of a case

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A case of severe fluid and electrolyte depletion resulting from a massive villous adenoma of the rectosigmoid colon is presented. The syndrome is discussed, and the often insidious presentation and life-threatening aspects are emphasized.

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Correspondence to H. Clement Jurgeleit M.D..

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Jurgeleit, H.C. Villous adenoma of the colon with severe fluid and electrolyte depletion: Report of a case. Dis Colon Rectum 19, 445–447 (1976). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02590831

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Keywords

  • Adenoma
  • Villous Adenoma
  • Rectosigmoid Colon
  • ACTH Stimulation Test
  • Villous Tumor