Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP): A cataclysmic genetic mutation

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Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) results from a germ line mutation in the Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC) gene. FAP is an autosomal dominantly inherited disorder, which is characterized by the formation of numerous colorectal adenomatous polyps and leads to the cancer of the large intestine.

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