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Type II associated with Endometrial, Ovarian and Skin Cancers
3 Relatives with Colon Cancer
Occurs Across 2 Generations
1 Relative Diagnosed < 50 Years Old
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP)
Mutation on Chromosome 5
APC Tumor Suppressor Gene Mutation
Overexpression of β-catenin
Postpubertal Appearance of Thousands of Polyps
Always Involves Rectum
Most Patients Develop Colorectal Carcinoma (CRC) by 40 years of age
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)
Signs & Symptoms
Low Alkaline Phosphatase
Age 30 to 90 Years
Responds to Imatinib
Clotting Factor Replacement Therapy
DDAVP (Desmopressin Acetate)
Cystic Fibrosis Symptoms and Complications
Recurrent Pulmonary Infections
Malabsorption and Diarrhea
Chronic Hepatic Disease
Infertility in Males
Cystic Fibrosis Mechanisms
CFTR chromosome 7
Cl- channel defect
Decreased chloride secretion
Increased Na and water reabsorption
Increased Na and Cl in sweat
Dehydration of mucous layers
Aortic Aneurysm And Dissection
Mitral Valve Prolapse (MVP)
Subluxation of Lens (Superior)
Neurofibromatosis Type 1
Signs and Symptoms
Cafe Au Lait Spots
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