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What is Familial Intestinal Polyposis?

What is Familial Intestinal Polyposis?

  • Familial Intestinal Polyposis: 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.

Familial Intestinal Polyposis: Introduction

Types of Familial Intestinal Polyposis:

Broader types of Familial Intestinal Polyposis:

How serious is Familial Intestinal Polyposis?

Prognosis of Familial Intestinal Polyposis: Malignancy can develop by 40 years of age.
Complications of Familial Intestinal Polyposis: see complications of Familial Intestinal Polyposis

What causes Familial Intestinal Polyposis?

Causes of Familial Intestinal Polyposis: see causes of Familial Intestinal Polyposis

What are the symptoms of Familial Intestinal Polyposis?

Symptoms of Familial Intestinal Polyposis: see symptoms of Familial Intestinal Polyposis

Complications of Familial Intestinal Polyposis: see complications of Familial Intestinal Polyposis

Onset of Familial Intestinal Polyposis: Polyps may start to develop during the teenage years.

Familial Intestinal Polyposis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Familial Intestinal Polyposis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Familial Intestinal Polyposis.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Familial Intestinal Polyposis: see treatments for Familial Intestinal Polyposis

Name of Familial Intestinal Polyposis

Main name of condition: Familial Intestinal Polyposis

 

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