Journal article

McCune Albright Syndrome: Gastrointestinal Polyps and Platelet Dysfunction over 12 Years

Francisca Grob, Margaret Zacharin

HORMONE RESEARCH IN PAEDIATRICS | KARGER | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Gastrointestinal (GI) polyps with unknown malignant potential and a platelet storage pool deficiency that increases the risk of severe intraoperative and other types of bleeding have been identified in McCune-Albright syndrome (MAS). The natural course of these disorders has not been well characterized. The aim of this study was to report the follow-up of GI polyps and platelet dysfunction (PD) in a cohort of 28 patients with MAS. METHODS: Twenty-eight patients with MAS (15 females) were included. Endoscopic screening for GI polyps was undertaken in 14 subjects and 19 were tested for PD. RESULTS: Six subjects (5 males) were diagnosed with GI polyps at a median age o..

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