Attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis

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Attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis
Other names: Attenuated familial polyposis coli
a) Multiple fundic gland polyps b)dilated oxyntic glands c,d) multiple colonic polyps e,f) diminished colonic polyps at 1 year

Attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis is a form of familial adenomatous polyposis, a cancer syndrome. It is a pre-malignant disease that can develop into colorectal cancer. A patient will have fewer than a hundred polyps located typically in right side of the colon. Cancer might develop as early as the age of five, though typically presents later than classical FAP.[1]

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  1. Herold, Gerd (2012). Innere Medizin : eine vorlesungsorientierte Darstellung (2012 ed.). Köln: Herold. ISBN 978-3-9814660-1-0.

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