Significance of Tumour Markers in Colorectal Carcinoma Associated with Schistosomiasis

Schistosomiasis as well as Colorectal Carcinoma are equally prevalent In Egypt. However, the role of Schistosomiasis as a risk factor for Colorectal Carcinoma is not well established. Three tumour markers have been assessed in 69 patients with large bowel disease. They were classified into five groups. Group 1 (A) included 21 cases with Schistosomal hepatic fibrosis. Group 2 (8) included 6 cases of ulcerative colitis. Group 3 (C) included 10 cases of adenomatous polypi of which 12cases had Schistosomiasis. Group 4 (D) consisted of 21 cases of colorectal carcinoma, 12 cases had schistosomiasis in association with colorectal carcinoma constituting group S (E)…

 

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