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Is it bad to have familial adenomatous polyposis at the age of 49?
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: R/O colon cancer etc
Fap is an autosomal dominant --presented with 100's adenomatous colorectal polyps.
In the classic fap- the risk for colorectal cancer is 100% by the time you reach 45Y.O. In adidition, there is also increased risk for duodenal, stomach, thyroid, CNS cancer.Colectomy is recommended to reduce your risk. Upper endoscopy is also recommended. You should see a surgeon re-colectomy-and genetic counsellor.

In brief: R/O colon cancer etc
Fap is an autosomal dominant --presented with 100's adenomatous colorectal polyps.
In the classic fap- the risk for colorectal cancer is 100% by the time you reach 45Y.O. In adidition, there is also increased risk for duodenal, stomach, thyroid, CNS cancer.Colectomy is recommended to reduce your risk. Upper endoscopy is also recommended. You should see a surgeon re-colectomy-and genetic counsellor.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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