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Gardner's syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7712650     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Gardner's syndrome is an autosomal dominant genodermatosis. Familial polyposis of the colon, osteomas, and cutaneous epidermoid cysts are characteristic features. Colon cancer will develop in all affected individuals unless prophylactic colectomy is performed. The follow-up and management of patients with Gardner's syndrome require a coordinated effort by physicians with expertise in gastroenterology, general surgery, oral surgery, radiology, endocrinology, neurology, ophthalmology, and dermatology. Genetic and psychological counseling should also be available for these patients.
Authors:
C Perniciaro
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dermatologic clinics     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0733-8635     ISO Abbreviation:  Dermatol Clin     Publication Date:  1995 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-05-12     Completed Date:  1995-05-12     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8300886     Medline TA:  Dermatol Clin     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  51-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adenomatous Polyposis Coli / pathology
Bone Neoplasms / pathology
Colonic Neoplasms / pathology*
Epidermal Cyst / pathology
Follow-Up Studies
Gardner Syndrome / genetics*,  pathology
Genetic Counseling
Humans
Osteoma / pathology
Patient Care Team
Precancerous Conditions / pathology*
Skin Diseases / pathology

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