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Synonyms for polyp

a small vascular growth on the surface of a mucous membrane

one of two forms that coelenterates take (e.g. a hydra or coral): usually sedentary with a hollow cylindrical body usually with a ring of tentacles around the mouth

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This condition is most often associated with carcinoma of the lower gastrointestinal tract, "although the tumors tend to be less aggressive than they are with Gardner syndrome," Dr.
A few reported cases suggest that trauma, sex steroid hormones, and Gardner syndrome may play a role.
The mission of the HCCA is the prevention of colon cancer caused by the inherited syndromes of colon cancer including: Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP), Gardner syndrome, Juvenile Familial Polyposis, Hereditary Non Polyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC), Attenuated Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (AAPC) and Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome.
7) Multiple lesions are rare, seen in 2 to 10% of patients, and have been associated with Gardner syndrome, Steinert disease (also known as myotonic dystrophy), and sarcoidosis.