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Idiopathic mesenteric phlebosclerosis and adenocarcinoma of the ascending colon: 2 case reports
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An event is serious (based on the ICH definition) when the patient outcome is:

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  • * life-threatening

  • * hospitalisation

  • * disability

  • * congenital anomaly

  • * other medically important event

In a case series, two women aged 63 years and 72 years were described, who developed idiopathic mesenteric phlebosclerosis (IMP) and adenocarcinoma of the ascending colon during treatment with angelicae-radix/astragalus-propinquus/atractylodes-lancea/bupleurum-falcatum/gardenia-jasminoides/ginseng/euphoria-longan-(Lour.)-steud/radix-Glycyrrhizae/polygala-Senega/wolfiporia-extensa/zingiber-officiales/zizyphi-spinosi-semen [kamikihi-to] or angelicae-radix/atractylodes-lancea/bupleurum-falcatum/gardenia-jasminoides/mentha-arvensis/paeonia-lactiflora/paeonia-suffruticosa/radix-Glycyrrhizae/wolfiporia-extensa/zingiber-officiales [kamishoyosan; not all indications stated; dosages, duration of treatments to reactions onset and outcomes not stated].

Case 1:A 63-year-old woman presented...


  1. Ichimata S, et al. Early-stage idiopathic mesenteric phlebosclerosis incidentally combined with adenocarcinoma of the ascending colon: A report of two cases. Pathology International 68: 139-141, No. 2, Feb 2018. Available from: URL: - JapanCrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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