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What is Gardner syndrome?

What is Gardner syndrome?

  • Gardner syndrome: A rare inherited disorder involving polyps in the colon and tumors in various other parts of the body and other abnormalities such as extra teeth.
  • Gardner syndrome: An autosomal dominant syndrome characterised by multiple colonic polyps predisposing to carcinoma of the colon, osteomas of the skull, epidermoid cysts, and fibromas. It is associated with mutation of the APC gene. -- 2003
    Source - Diseases Database

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

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Gardner syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Gardner syndrome: Introduction

Types of Gardner syndrome:

Broader types of Gardner syndrome:

How serious is Gardner syndrome?

Complications of Gardner syndrome: see complications of Gardner syndrome

What causes Gardner syndrome?

Causes of Gardner syndrome: see causes of Gardner syndrome

What are the symptoms of Gardner syndrome?

Symptoms of Gardner syndrome: see symptoms of Gardner syndrome

Complications of Gardner syndrome: see complications of Gardner syndrome

Gardner syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Gardner syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Gardner syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Gardner syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Gardner syndrome.
Treatments for Gardner syndrome: see treatments for Gardner syndrome
Research for Gardner syndrome: see research for Gardner syndrome

Name and Aliases of Gardner syndrome

Main name of condition: Gardner syndrome

Other names or spellings for Gardner syndrome:

bone tumor-epidermoid cyst-polyposis, intestinal polyposis III, polyposis-osteomatosis-epidermoid cyst syndrome, Polyposis coli and multiple hard and soft tissue tumors, Intestinal polyposis, osteomas, sebaceous cysts

Intestinal polyposis, osteomas, sebaceous cysts, Polyposis coli and multiple hard and soft tissue tumors, Intestinal polyposis, osteomas, sebaceous cysts, Polyposis coli and multiple hard and soft tissue tumors
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Gardner syndrome: Related Conditions

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