A 15 year old girl presented with rectal bleeding, growth failure, digital clubbing and mental retardation

  • Afsana Yasmin Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka 1000
  • Md. Rukunuzzaman Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka 1000
  • A. S. M. Bazlul Karim Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka 1000
  • Rafia Rashid Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka 1000
  • Md. Benzamin Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka 1000
  • Bishnu Pada Dey Department of Pathology, Faculty of Basic Science and Paraclinical Science, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
Keywords: Case Presentation, Digital clubbing, Growth failure, Rectal bleeding, Mental retardation

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A 15 year old girl of non-com-sanguineous parents presented at the out-patient department with the history of intermittent rectal bleeding for the last 6 years. Rectal bleeding was painless and there was the passage of a small amount of bright red blood drop by drop after defecation. She also complained of something coming out through the anus during defecation for last one year. Mother also noticed that her child had learning difficulties and not growing well like other peers. Her menarche had not started yet. Her elder two sisters and younger two brothers are healthy. She had no family history of rectal bleeding or colorectal cancer.

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Afsana Yasmin, Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka 1000

MD (Resident Phase B) 

Published
2018-03-07
How to Cite
Yasmin, A., Rukunuzzaman, M., Karim, A. S. M., Rashid, R., Benzamin, M., & Dey, B. (2018). A 15 year old girl presented with rectal bleeding, growth failure, digital clubbing and mental retardation. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal, 11(1), 64-69. https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v11i1.35326
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Case Presentation