The Probability of Developing Familial Adenomatous Polyposis: Combining the Diminishing Risks with Age with Negative Screening at Advancing Age and Linked Gene Markers

  • Joan Slack


Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) is a rare dominantly inherited disorder characterized by multiple premalignant polyposis in the colon and rectum, occasional polyps in the upper gastro-intestinal tract and other extra-intestinal manifestations including osteomas and epidermoid cysts, desmoid formation, congenital hypertrophy of retinal pigment and other malignant changes including in the thyroid gland.


Retinal Pigment Epithelium Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Retinal Pigment Epidermoid Cyst Single Mutant Gene 
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