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Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

Definition

FAP; Is an autosomal dominant disease characterized by the presence of at least one hyndred polyps in the large bowel and by several extracolonic manifestations, which include polyps in other organs, desmoid tumors, dental abnormalities, osteomas, and congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigmented epithelium. An inherited