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HNPCC

Introduction: HNPCC

Description of HNPCC

HNPCC (medical condition): A rare disorder characterized by the inherited...more »

See also:

Hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer:
  »Introduction: Hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer
  »Symptoms of Hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer
  »Causes of Hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer
  »Treatments for Hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer

HNPCC: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

HNPCC is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that HNPCC, or a subtype of HNPCC, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list HNPCC as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

HNPCC as a Disease

HNPCC: Another name for Hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer
  »Symptoms of Hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer
  »Causes of Hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer
  »Treatments for Hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer

HNPCC: Related Diseases

HNPCC: HNPCC is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of HNPCC

Some of the causes of HNPCC are included in the list below:

  • HNPCC defects in DNA mismatch repair lead to microsatellite instability, also known as MSI-H, which is a hallmark of HNPCC. MSI is identifiable in cancer specimens in the pathology laboratory

Symptoms of HNPCC (Hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer)

Some of the symptoms of HNPCC incude:

Treatments for HNPCC (Hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer)

Treatments for HNPCC (Hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer) include:

Treatment of HNPCC: For more treatment information about HNPCC, see treatment of Hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer (HNPCC)

HNPCC: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to HNPCC:

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Terms Similar to HNPCC:

Source - NIH

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