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Mesh term Adenomatous Polyposis Coli

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Adenomatous Polyps
Colorectal Neoplasms
Intestinal Polyposis
Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary


A polyposis syndrome due to an autosomal dominant mutation of the APC genes (GENES, APC) on CHROMOSOME 5. The syndrome is characterized by the development of hundreds of ADENOMATOUS POLYPS in the COLON and RECTUM of affected individuals by early adulthood.

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Gardner Syndrome

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