Familial adenomatous polyposis is an inherited condition in which numerous polyps form mainly in the epithelium of the large intestine.

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eMedicine: Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Detailed article on this autosomal dominant inherited disorder characterized by the early onset of hundreds or thousands of adenomatous polyps throughout the colon.
eMedicine: Gardner Syndrome
Detailed article on this syndrome which is a variant of familial adenomatous polyposis, an autosomal dominant disease characterized by GI polyps, multiple osteomas, and skin and soft tissue tumors.
FAP Gene Support Group
Provides information for those affected by familial adenomatous polyposis, also known as Gardner's syndrome. Includes details of the newsletters and events held in the UK.
Genetics Home Reference: Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Factsheet with a description of this disorder and information on the genetic changes involved and the inheritance patterns, and additional resources.
Patient: Familial Polyposis of the Colon
Factsheet on this condition, including its epidemiology, presentation, differential diagnosis, investigations, management, complications, prognosis and prevention.
Wikipedia: Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Encyclopedia article on this inherited condition in which numerous polyps form mainly in the large intestine.
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