Pedigree analysis supports a correlation between an AXIN2 variant and polyposis/colorectal cancer
Amrit Lamba, Department of Internal Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, United States
Parth Parekh, Department of Gastroenterology, Carillion Clinic, Roanoke, VA 24016, United States
Chris T Dvorak, Department of Genetics, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, United States
Jordan J Karlitz, Department of Gastroenterology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, United States
Author contributions: Lamba A drafted the manuscript; Lamba A, Parekh P and Karlitz JJ acquired the data; Lamba A, Parekh P, Dvorak CT and Karlitz JJ critically revised the manuscript; Karlitz JJ created the study concept and is the article guarantor.
Informed consent statement: The patient involved in this study gave her written informed consent authorizing use and disclosure of her protected health information.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All the authors have no conflicts of interests to declare.
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Correspondence to: Parth Parekh, MD, Academic Fellow, Department of Gastroenterology, Carillion Clinic, 1906 Belleview Ave, Roanoke, VA 24016, United States. email@example.com
Received: September 8, 2017
Peer-review started: September 22, 2017
First decision: October 30, 2017
Revised: November 21, 2017
Accepted: December 29, 2017
Article in press: December 29, 2017
Published online: February 27, 2018