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Find Care for Familial Adenomatous Polyposis at Northwell Health

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source: Northwell Health

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Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), also known as familial polyposis coli, adenomatous polyposis coli, or Gardner syndrome. The incidence varies from 1 in 7,000 to 1 in 22,000 live births with males and females equally affected. The term Gardner syndrome has sometimes been used to refer to patients who manifest extracolonic features, such as osteoma and soft tissue tumors in addition to FAP.

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