DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for familial adenomatous polyposis

Familial adenomatous polyposis [DOID:0050424]

An autosomal dominant disease that is caused by mutations in the APC gene and involves formation of numerous polyps in the epithelium of the large intestine which are initially benign and later transform into colon cancer.

Synonyms:  familial adenomatous polyposis,  DOID:0050424,  adenomatous polyposis of the colon

Linkouts:  OMIM #1 #2