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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Upper GI tract lesions in familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) enrichment of pyloric gland adenomas and other gastric and duodenal neoplasms.
Patho-mechanism Diagnoses Congenital and/or Familial adenomatous polyposis or genetic Gardner's syndromedesmoid tumours (= aggressive fibromatosis) Infective and/or Abscess inflammatory Myositis Neoplastic Metastatic disease Granular cell tumour Lymphoma Sarcomas Neurofibromas and nerve sheath tumours Traumatic and/or Haematoma vascular Varices Pseudo-aneurysm of inferior epigastric artery Iatrogenic Injection granuloma or suture granuloma Surgical scar endometriosis Incisional hernia TABLE 2: MRI features of the major differential diagnoses.
Prevalence of adenomas and carcinomas in the ileal pouch after proctocolectomy in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis. J Gastrointest Surg 2009; 13:1266-73.
Decision analysis in the management of duodenal adenomatosis in familial adenomatous polyposis. Gut 1997;40(6):716-719.
Having familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) or hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer (HNPCC)
Treatment of colonic and rectal adenomas with sulindac in familial adenomatous polyposis. N Engl J Med 1993; 328:1313-6.
Rebecca Haslam, 25, of Orrell Park, has a genetic condition called Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP), which leads to growths developing in the body and can cause bowel cancer.
Hepatoblastoma in two siblings and familial adenomatous polyposis: causal nexus or coincidence?
His past surgical history revealed a proctocolectomy with ileo-pouch anal anastomosis for familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) carried out in another institution 3 years previously.
Diagnostic value of fundus examination in familial adenomatous polyposis. Br J Ophthalmol 1998;81:755-758.
Jason Brace, 41, was diagnosed with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis in his teens and he and his three brothers all had the organ removed to save them from getting bowel cancer in later life.