Gardner's syndrome(redirected from Familial Polyposis Coli)
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familial polyposis of the colon associated with osseous and soft tissue tumors.
Etymology: Eldon J. Gardner, American geneticist, b. 1909
familial polyposis of the large bowel, with fibrous dysplasia of the skull, extra teeth, osteomas, fibromas, and epidermal cysts. The condition is inherited as an autosomal-dominant trait, and malignancies occur more often than usual in families having this syndrome.