Gardner's syndrome

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Related to Gardners syndrome: Madelung disease, Turcot's syndrome

Gardner's syndrome

 [gahrd´nerz]
familial polyposis of the colon associated with osseous and soft tissue tumors.

Gardner's syndrome

An 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).