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Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

  1. Ian M Frayling

Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0005966

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Frayling, I. M. 2006. Familial Adenomatous Polyposis. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

Abstract

Familial adenomatous polyposis is an inherited cancer predisposition syndrome characterized by multiple benign tumors (adenomas) of the large bowel.

Keywords:

  • colon;
  • rectum;
  • colorectal;
  • adenoma;
  • carcinoma;
  • polyposis;
  • adenomatosis polyposis coli