familial polyposis

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familial polyposis

[fə′mil·yəl ‚päl·ə′pō·səs]
(medicine)
A hereditary condition transmitted as an autosomal dominant and characterized by the appearance of polyps in the small intestine and colon; malignant degeneration is common.
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Hyperpigmented lesions of the retinal pigment epithelium in familial adenomatous polyposis.
Ileostomy carcinomas a review: the latent risk after colectomy for ulcerative colitis and familial adenomatous polyposis.
Duodenal cancer in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP): Results of a 10 year prospective study.
Risk of hepatoblastoma in familial adenomatous polyposis.
Role of congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium in the predicitve diagnosis of familial adenomatous polyposis.
Combination treatment with curcumin and quercetin of adenomas in familial adenomatous polyposis.
But data on free fatty acid supplementation in the setting of familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) have generally been confined to animal studies and anecdotal patient reports.
Germline mutations of the APC gene in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis associated thyroid carcinoma: results from a European cooperative study.
One case concerned a patient with familial adenomatous polyposis, while the other 3 cases concerned patients with no apparent history of the disorder and were considered to be sporadic.
However, none had the hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes of familial adenomatous polyposis or hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer.
Classic familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) (6) is an autosomal dominant inherited disease caused by germline mutations in the adenomatosis polyposis coli (APC) (7) tumor suppressor gene.
But the higher doses are routinely used for patients with rheumatoid arthritis, familial adenomatous polyposis, and acute pain and dysmenorrhea.