Familial adenomatous polyposis

Author: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 1 December 2016, last major update August 2012

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Familial adenomatous polyposis. website. Accessed November 14th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Related to Gardner's syndrome
  • 50% have gastric involvement with adenomatous, hyperplastic or fundic gland polyps
  • May have adenocarcinoma or carcinoid tumor of stomach