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Colorectal adenomatous polyposis, dominant

Colorectal adenomatous polyposis, dominant: Introduction

Colorectal adenomatous polyposis, dominant: A genetic condition characterized by the development of adenomatous polyps mainly in the colon and rectum. There may be hundreds or thousands of polyps and these polyps have a predisposition for becoming cancerous. The condition is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner and occurs in a familial pattern. Most patients have at least one parent with the condition. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Colorectal adenomatous polyposis, dominant is available below.

Symptoms of Colorectal adenomatous polyposis, dominant

Treatments for Colorectal adenomatous polyposis, dominant

  • Genetic testing is may be required to confirm the diagnosis. The treatment plan usually involves regular monitoring of the polyps (polypectomy). Problematic polyps may require a prophylactic colectomy where a portion of the colon (or other affected parts of the gastrointestinal tract) is removed. NSAID's may be used to reduce or delay the development of cancer and to reduce the number of polyps that develop
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Misdiagnosis and Colorectal adenomatous polyposis, dominant

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Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In...read more »

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Prognosis for Colorectal adenomatous polyposis, dominant: Malignancy tends to develop by 40 years of age.

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Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Colorectal adenomatous polyposis, dominant as a "rare disease".
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  1. Colorectal adenomatous polyposis, dominant: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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