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Juvenile polyposis syndrome [Supplementary Concept]

A hereditary form of intestinal polyposis where POLYPS first appear by age 20. Diagnosis is based on the presence of HARMATOMA - like gastrointestinal polyps that become malignant lesions by age 35 in 20% of cases. Germline mutations in the SMAD4 and BMPR1A genes have been identified. OMIM: 174900

Date introduced: August 25, 2010

MeSH Unique ID: C537702

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Entry Terms:

  • Juvenile Polyposis, Infantile
  • Polyposis, familial, of entire gastrointestinal tract
  • Juvenile Polyposis Of Infancy
  • Polyposis, juvenile intestinal
  • Juvenile intestinal polyposis
  • Juvenile Polyposis Coli
  • Bmpr1a-Related Juvenile Polyposis
  • Juvenile Polyposis Of Stomach
  • Smad4-Related Juvenile Polyposis

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