Multiple colon polyposis associated with hereditary colorectal cancer

Luis Fernando Dominguez Valdez, Iliana Nelly Chávez Sánchez, Carlos Ublester Cadena Corona, Diana Karen Saldivar Lopez, Diego Fernando De Santiago Varela, Veronica Cuapanteca Reyes


Currently, colorectal cancer ranks third in presentation worldwide and second in terms of mortality. Being its developed by a multifactorial process, by non-modifiable factors such as age, history of inflammatory bowel disease, family history of colorectal cancer, adenomatous polyps or inherited syndromes as well as the modifiable ones. Consumption of fats in more than 30% of the daily diet, consumption of red meat in more than 100 grams per day, consumption of sausage in more than 50 grams per day, consumption of tobacco in 2 to 5 cigarettes day, alcohol consumption at more than 40 g/d in women and more than 60 g/d in men/day, coffee consumption >300 mg daily, stress and lack of physical activity. Likewise, a 27% higher risk of present colorectal cancer in patients with type 2 diabetes than in non-diabetic controls, suggestively due to the proinflammatory state. This condition has been associated with several intestinal and extraintestinal conditions, but especially with intestinal polyposis. The impact that modifiable risk factors have on the development of the disease becomes important due to its natural evolution. Below we presented the case of a woman diagnosed with multiple colon polyposis associated with hereditary colorectal cancer.


Familial adenomatous polyposis, Hereditary colorectal cancer, Colonoscopy

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