Gardner's syndrome

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Gardner's syndrome

[′gärd·nərz ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
A hereditary disorder transmitted as an autosomal dominant; manifested in childhood by multiple neoplasms, including bony and mesenteric tumors, fatty and fibrous skin, and intestinal polyps.
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HR15 Colonoscopy: Persons with a family history of familial polyposis coli or cancer family syndrome, a) two or more first degree relatives with colon cancer, start colonoscopy at age 35 or 5 yrs less than youngest relative with cancer and continue every 3-5 years.
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