Polyposis syndromes

The polyposis syndromes are disorders in which more than 100 gastrointestinal polyps are present throughout the GI tract:

* approximately 25% cases of juvenile polyposis syndrome are familial with AD inheritance and 75% non-hereditary 4

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rID: 1907
Sections: Syndromes, Gamuts
Tags: cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Gastrointenstinal polyposis syndromes

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    Case 2: Peutz-Jeghers syndrome
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