Gardner's syndrome(redirected from Familial Polyposis Coli)
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familial polyposis of the colon associated with osseous and soft tissue tumors.
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Gardner's syndromeAn autosomal dominant hereditary disorder featuring multiple benign bony tumours (osteomas), EPIDERMOID CYSTS, soft tissue tumours including DESMOID TUMOURS, POLYPS in the intestine, and a 95% chance of developing cancer of the colon. (Eldon John Gardner, American geneticist, b. 1909).
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