Gardner Syndrome

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Gardner Syndrome

Gardner syndrome is a rare, genetic disorder characterized by multiple growths (polyps) in the colon (often 1,000 or more), extra teeth (supernumerary), bony tumors of the skull (osteomas), and fatty cysts and/or fibrous tumors in the skin (fibromas or epithelial cysts). Gardner syndrome is a variant of familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), a rare group of disorders characterized by the growth of multiple polyps in the colon.
 

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The terms "Gardner Syndrome" returned 10 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Refractory ulcerative chronic pouchitis in a patient with Gardner syndrome following restorative proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis.
 

Author(s): Juan J Sebastián-Domingo, Mara Charro-Calvillo, Mónica Navarro-Dourdi, Tomás Cabrera-Chaves, Gloria Ceña-Lázaro, María Ortiz-Lucas

Journal: Rev Esp Enferm Dig. 2011 Nov;103(11):600-1.

 

Last Updated: 14 Dec 2011

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Images in cardiovascular medicine. Left atrial fibroma in gardner syndrome: real-time 3-dimensional transesophageal echo imaging.
 

Author(s): Hyun Suk Yang, Francisco A Arabia, Hari P Chaliki, Giovanni De Petris, Bijoy K Khandheria, Krishnaswamy Chandrasekaran

Journal: Circulation. 2008 Nov;118(20):e692-6.

 

Last Updated: 12 Nov 2008

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Diagnosis and treatment of Gardner syndrome with gastric polyposis: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Guo-Li Gu, Shi-Lin Wang, Xue-Ming Wei, Li Bai

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2008 Apr;14(13):2121-3.

 

Gardner syndrome (GS) is an autosomal dominant disease characterized by the presence of colonic polyposis, osteoma and soft tissue tumors. It is regarded as a clinical subgroup of familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) and may present at any age from 2 mo to 70 years with a variety ...

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2008

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The terms "Gardner Syndrome" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Familial adenomatous polyposis or Gardner syndrome--review of the literature and presentation of 2 clinical cases].
 

Author(s): M Karazivan, K Manoukian, B Lalonde

Journal: J Can Dent Assoc. 2000 Jan;66(1):26-30.

 

Gardner syndrome is a type of hereditary gastrointestinal polyposis. Dental professionals should be aware that this syndrome can present as multiple impacted teeth and sometimes as large osteomas in the head and neck area. Following a brief review of literature, we present two cases ...

Last Updated: 9 Mar 2000

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