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Palmoplantar Hyperkeratosis and Strong Family History of Esophageal Cancer: Tylosis or Not?

The American Journal of Gastroenterology (2018) | Download Citation

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  1. Gastroenterology Department, Banner University Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA

    • Hussein Abidali DO
  2. Internal Medicine Department, Banner University Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA

    • Paul Muna-Aguon MD
  3. Gastroenterology Department, Carl T Hayden VA Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA

    • Stacie Vela MD
    •  & Rakesh Nanda MD

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HA: Drafted the manuscript, approved the final draft submitted. PM-A: Drafted the manuscript, approved the final draft submitted. SV: Reviewed and edited the manuscript, approved the final draft submitted. RN: Reviewed and edited the manuscript, approved the final draft submitted.

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Correspondence to Paul Muna-Aguon MD.

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https://doi.org/10.1038/s41395-018-0275-5