MUTYH-associated polyposis

(redirected from autosomal recessive form of familial adenomatous polyposis)

MUTYH-associated polyposis

An autosomal recessive colorectal cancer syndrome (OMIM:604933) caused by bi-allelic, MUTYH-inactivating germline mutations. Gene carriers develop 10–500 polyps up to the fifth decade of life and may present thereafter with colorectal cancer.
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