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polyposis

 [pol″ĭ-po´sis]
the formation of numerous polyps.
familial polyposis (familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP)) a hereditary condition marked by multiple adenomatous polyps with high malignant potential, lining the intestinal mucosa, especially that of the colon. Polyps are first seen around puberty, and by age 35 years 95 per cent of patients have polyps. Without colectomy, colon cancer is inevitable. Extracolonic manifestations may also be present. It occurs as part of several different conditions, including gardner's, peutz-jeghers, canada-cronkhite, and turcot's syndromes.

FAP

FAP

abbreviation for familial adenomatous polyposis. See adenomatous polyposis coli.

FAP

1. Familial adenomatous polyposis.
2. Familial amyloid polyneuropathy.
3. Fibrillating action potential.
4. Flurouracil, Adriamycin, cisplatin.
5. fos-associated protein.

FAP

Abbreviation for familial adenomatous polyposis.
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