multiple intestinal polyposis


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Related to multiple intestinal polyposis: Adenomatous polyposis coli, familial intestinal polyposis

mul·ti·ple in·tes·ti·nal pol·yp·o·sis

[MIM*175100]
2. hamartomatous polyposis of the small or large intestine, Peutz-Jeghers syndrome [MIM*175200] with melanin spots on the lips, less common.

mul·ti·ple in·tes·ti·nal pol·y·po·sis

(mŭl'ti-pĕl in-tes'ti-năl pol'i-pō'sis)
1. A disorder that usually begins in late childhood; polyps increase in numbers, causing symptoms of chronic colitis, and carcinoma of the colon almost invariably develops in untreated cases; autosomal dominant inheritance. In Gardner syndrome there are extracolonic changes (e.g., desmoid tumors).
2. Hamartomatous polyposis of the small or large intestine, Peutz-Jeghers syndrome with melanin spots on the lips, less common.

polyposis

(pol?e-po'sis) [? + GR. pous, foot, + ?]
Any disease resulting in the growth of multiple polyps.

polyposis coli

Polyposis of the large intestine.

familial adenomatous polyposis

See: familial adenomatous polyposis

multiple intestinal polyposis

Familial adenomatous polyposis.

polyposis ventriculi

The presence of numerous polyps in the stomach, sometimes involving the entire mucosa, accompanied by chronic atrophic gastritis.
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