Neurofibromatosis type 1-associated multiple rectal neuroendocrine tumors: A case report and review of the literature
Rui Xie, Kuang-I Fu, Shao-Min Chen, Bi-Guang Tuo, Hui-Chao Wu, Department of Gastroenterology, Affiliated Hospital to Zunyi Medical College, Zunyi 563003, Guizhou Province, China
Kuang-I Fu, Department of Endoscopy, Kanma Memorial Hospital, Tokyo 3250046, Japan.
Author contributions: Tuo BG and Wu HC are the co-corresponding authors; Xie R and Chen SM managed patients and collected data; Xie R was in charge of pathological examination; Fu KI, Tuo BG and Wu HC were responsible for case design and writing.
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Correspondence to: Hui-Chao Wu, PhD, Full Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, Affiliated Hospital to Zunyi Medical College, Zunyi 563003, Guizhou Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: May 18, 2018
Peer-review started: May 18, 2018
First decision: June 6, 2018
Revised: June 11, 2018
Accepted: July 21, 2018
Article in press: July 21, 2018
Published online: September 7, 2018