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A carcinoma of the endometrium, the mucous lining of the uterus. [from HPO]

Genes See tests for all associated and related genes

  • Also known as: Arc-1, BCDS1, CD324, CDHE, ECAD, LCAM, UVO, CDH1
    Summary: cadherin 1

  • Also known as: HNPCC7, MLH3
    Summary: mutL homolog 3

  • Also known as: DUP, FAP4, MRP1, MSH3
    Summary: mutS homolog 3

  • Also known as: GTBP, GTMBP, HNPCC5, HSAP, LYNCH5, MMRCS3, MSH-6, p160, MSH6
    Summary: mutS homolog 6

Clinical features


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Practice guidelines

  • NICE, 2020
    UK NICE Diagnostics Guidance DG42, Testing strategies for Lynch syndrome in people with endometrial cancer, 2020
  • AHRQ, 2013
    Technology Assessment on Genetic Testing or Molecular Pathology Testing of Cancers with Unknown Primary Site to Determine Origin (ARCHIVED)

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