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Adenomatous Polyposis Coli MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


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Adenomatous Polyposis Coli
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.470.035.215.100
C04.588.274.476.411.307.089
C04.700.100
C06.301.371.411.307.090
C06.405.249.411.307.090
C06.405.469.158.356.090
C06.405.469.491.307.090
C06.405.469.578.249
C16.320.700.100
Unique ID
D011125
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011125
Scope Note
A polyposis syndrome due to an autosomal dominant mutation of the APC genes (GENES, APC) on CHROMOSOME 5. The syndrome is characterized by the development of hundreds of ADENOMATOUS POLYPS in the COLON and RECTUM of affected individuals by early adulthood.
Entry Term(s)
Adenomatous Polyposis Coli, Familial
Adenomatous Polyposis of the Colon
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Coli
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis of the Colon
Familial Intestinal Polyposis
Familial Multiple Polyposi
Familial Multiple Polyposis
Familial Multiple Polyposis Syndrome
Familial Polyposis Coli
Familial Polyposis Syndrome
Familial Polyposis of the Colon
Hereditary Polyposis Coli
Myh-Associated Polyposis
Polyposis Coli
Polyposis Coli, Familial
Polyposis Syndrome, Familial
Polyposis, Adenomatous Intestinal
NLM Classification #
WI 529
See Also
Adenomatous Polyposis Coli Protein
Gardner Syndrome
Genes, APC
Public MeSH Note
1994; see POLYPOSIS SYNDROME, FAMILIAL 1987-1993; for ADENOMATOUS POLYPOSIS COLI, FAMILIALsee POLYPOSIS SYNDROME, FAMILIAL 1993
History Note
1994; use POLYPOSIS SYNDROME, FAMILIAL 1987-1993; for ADENOMATOUS POLYPOSIS COLI, FAMILIAL use POLYPOSIS SYNDROME, FAMILIAL 1993
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/06/23
Revision Date
2015/06/01
Adenomatous Polyposis Coli Preferred
Familial Intestinal Polyposis Related
Polyposis, Adenomatous Intestinal Related
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