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Management of infantile polyposis syndrome.
  1. G J Stiff,
  2. A Alwafi,
  3. H Jenkins,
  4. J Lari
  1. Department of Paediatric Surgery, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.


    A boy with generalised infantile polyposis syndrome is reported to highlight the difficulties in management. Despite attempts to reduce polyp mass by regular endoscopic polypectomy, daily transfusions of blood products, and a trial of the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent sulindac, his condition gradually deteriorated and he died of septicaemia.

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