McKittrick-Wheelock Syndrome: A Neoplastic Cause of Electrolyte Imbalance

de Sousa Miranda, Inês and Rodrigues Ferreira, Joana and Rocha, Sara and Monteiro, Marta and Guillerme, José and Domingos, Raquel (2022) McKittrick-Wheelock Syndrome: A Neoplastic Cause of Electrolyte Imbalance. European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine, 9 (3). pp. 1-4. ISSN 2284-2594

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The authors present the case of a 79-year-old woman who presented with chronic secretory diarrhoea and severe electrolyte imbalance. A large rectal tubulovillous adenoma was discovered, leading to surgical resection of the tumour with complete resolution of the diarrhoea and electrolyte imbalance. The diagnosis of McKittrick-Wheelock syndrome was made.We hope this case report will contribute to a greater awareness among health professionals about this clinical condition. A multidisciplinary approach is essential for the best outcome.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: McKittrick-Wheelock syndrome, electrolyte imbalance, tubulovillous adenoma
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici)
Depositing User: Marina Spanti
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2022 13:03
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2022 13:03

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