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A 26-yrs-old man with numerous epidermal cysts of the skin , And a solitary osteoma of the jaw and numerous adenomatous polyps of the small and large intestines is suffering from? (AIPG 2012)



A Peutz- jeghers syndrome

B Familial adenomatous polyposis

C Gardners syndrome

D Lynch syndrome

Ans. C Gardners syndrome

a. Although most colonic polyps occur sporadically, there are several conditions in which colonic polyposis is familial and sometimes associated with extraintestinal abnormalities.

b. Gardners syndrome is characterized by the association of colonic polyposis with multiple osteomas, fibromatosis, and cutaneous cysts.

c. This disorder, which is usually transmitted as an autosomal dominant condition, results from a genetic defect involving the APC gene on chromosome 5q21.

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