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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Diagnosis and treatment of Gardner syndrome with gastric polyposis: a case report and review of the literature.
Multiple familial pilomatrico mas: A cutaneous marker for Gardner syndrome? Pediatr Dermatol 1995;12(4):331-5.
* Gardner syndrome. This condition typically presents as deforming epidermoid cysts, though it may also include fibromas, lipomas, leiomyomas, trichoepitheliomas, and neurofibromas.
Multiple supernumerary teeth are usually associated with development disorders or syndromes such as cleidocranial dysplasia or Gardner syndrome. However, occurrence of multiple supernumerary teeth in the absence of any associated syndrome or condition is very uncommon.
Supernumerary teeth have been documented in cleiodocranial dysplasia and Gardner syndrome. A few of these will be discussed as examples of the nature of abnormal numbers of teeth in syndromes.
Acrochordons are associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus, insulin resistance, obesity, dyslipidaemias, pregnancy, genetic predisposition, human papilloma virus 6 and 11, acromegaly, Gardner syndrome, Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome and Nonne-Milroy-Meige syndrome.
CT of the maxillofacial region is required for patients with an osteoma to rule out Gardner syndrome, which should be considered when a patient has more than one osteoma.
The third theory involving hyper activity of the dental lamina is most widely palatal offshoots of active dental lamina are induced to develop into an extra tooth bud, which results in supernumerary teeth (Manoj Kumar M.G, 2009).The conditions commonly associated with an increase prevalence of supernumerary teeth include cleft lip and palate, cleidocranial dysplasia, and Gardner syndrome (Manoj Kumar M.G, 2009).