The Hereditary Syndromes

  • Nicola Carlomagno
  • Luigi Pelosio
  • Akbar Jamshidi
  • Marius Yabi
  • Francesca Duraturo
  • Paola Izzo
  • Andrea Renda
Part of the Updates in Surgery book series (UPDATESSURG)


Within the ambit of multiple tumors, an important issue is that of already identified hereditary syndromes, a group of anatomical-clinical entities that have been well distinguished and studied for years. Such diseases have a common etiopathogenetic mechanism, mostly represented by a genetic mutation. It is easy to understand how a patient, who has in his or her genetic history a genomic alteration, could develop multiple tumors.


Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Adenomatous Polyposis Coli Lynch Syndrome Adenomatous Polyposis Coli Gene Adenomatous Polyposis Coli Mutation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicola Carlomagno
    • 1
  • Luigi Pelosio
    • 1
  • Akbar Jamshidi
    • 1
  • Marius Yabi
    • 1
  • Francesca Duraturo
    • 2
  • Paola Izzo
    • 2
  • Andrea Renda
    • 1
  1. 1.Surgical, Anesthesiology-rianimative and Emergency Sciences DepartmentFederico II UniversityNaplesItaly
  2. 2.Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical TechnologiesFederico II UniversityNaplesItaly

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