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Clinical features of bowel disease in primary care: a large case-control study.

Stapley S, Rubin G, Alsina D, Shephard E, Rutter M, Hamilton W ...see all

The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners (2017) p. bjgp17X690425

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BACKGROUND Incidences of colorectal cancer (CRC) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are increasing in those aged 3% for rectal bleeding with diarrhoea, thrombocytosis, low MCV, low haemoglobin or raised inflammatory markers; for change in bowel habit with low MCV, thrombocytosis or low haemoglobin; and for diarrhoea with thrombocytosis. CONCLUSION This study quantified the risk of serious bowel disease in symptomatic patients aged

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  • colorectal neoplasms
  • diagnosis
  • general practice
  • inflammatory bowel diseases
  • signs and symptoms

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  • Sally A Stapley

  • Greg P Rubin

  • Deborah Alsina

  • Elizabeth A Shephard

  • Matthew D Rutter

  • William T Hamilton

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