Familial adenomatous polyposis

What is Familial adenomatous polyposis?

It is an inherited condition in which numerous small projections ( polyps) form mainly in the lumen of large intestine from its wall. While these polyps start out benign, malignant transformation into colon cancer occurs when left untreated.

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Hello....my question pertains to Lynch Syndrome. I've been diagnosed with numerous fordyce spots on my lips and inside my cheeks, and I also have...

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I have a genetic condition called Familial Adenomatous polyposis and i had surgery 2 years ago. The surgery that I was meant to have was an IRA and...

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In j-pouch surgery the small intestine will be bent near its end in j shape and directly connected to anus.Temporary ileostomy(opening in abdomen...

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Hi, I had my gall bladder removed as diseased in 2008 and I am 45 then I had a polyp removed a couple of years ago.My father and my uncle died from...

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