Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP)
; Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) Multiple polyp patients are a clinically heterogeneous group. Classical familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP; OMIM 175100) is caused by a germline mutation of the APC gene (at the locus 5q22-21) which activates the Wnt pathway (Bodmer et al. 1987; Groden et al. 1991; Clevers 2006). APC is also somatically mutated in…
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Gardner syndrome is a variant of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) characterized by multiple, bilateral atypical CHRPE. TRIAD=intestinal polyps+skeletal hamartomas+soft tissue tumours (cysts, neurofibromas, etc). Over 50% will have dental anomalies. This condition can be seen as early as childhood and patients will develop colon cancer if left untreated.
Dr. B. C. Shah Laparoscopic and General Surgeon
Dr. B C Shah is senior General Surgeon, Laparoscopic surgeon in Mira Road Bhayandar Dahisar .View profile,Hospital address, Fees, Feedbacks and Appointment Booking
Hello, My name is Todd, and my mission is to unleash awareness for Colorectal Cancer, Familial Adenomatous Polyposis [FAP], and Desmoid Tumors on the masses. The Vehicle for this Mission. I will be…