Desmoid Disease, Hereditary

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Desmoid Disease, Hereditary

Hereditary desmoid disease usually presents as an extraintestinal manifestation of familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP; {175100}), also known as Gardner syndrome, which is an autosomal dominant disorder caused by germline mutation in the APC gene. The desmoid tumors are usually intraabdominal and, although benign, can be locally aggressive and result in significant morbidity. Desmoid tumors can also arise sporadically ({1:Couture et al., 2000}).
 

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