hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer

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hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer

an autosomal dominant predisposition to early-onset colorectal cancer in the absence of adenomatosis. The disease phenotype may be limited to the colorectum (Lynch syndrome I) or coexist with extracolonic tumors such as endometrial or gastric cancer among others (Lynch syndrome II). The genetic basis is in one of several genes responsible for DNA mismatch repair; in over 90% of cases, the mutation is one of two genes: MSH2 and MLH1.

he·red·i·tar·y non·pol·y·po·sis co·lo·rec·tal can·cer

(hĕr-ed'i-tar-ē non'pol-i-pō'sis kō'lŏr-ek'tăl kan'sĕr)
An autosomal dominant predisposition to cancer of the colon and rectum.
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Germline mutation of MSH6 as the cause of hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer.
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Revised Bethesda Guidelines for hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (Lynch syndrome) and micro-satellite instability.
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Accuracy of revised Bethesda guidelines, microsatellite instability, and immunohistochemistry for the identification of patients with hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer.
New clinical criteria for hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC, Lynch syndrome) proposed by the International Collaborative Group on HNPCC.
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