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Attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis


Other Names for this Disease
  • AAPC
  • AFAP
  • Attenuated adenomatous polyposis coli
  • Attenuated familial polyposis coli
  • Attenuated FAP
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Your Questions Answered


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  • I had one colonoscopy with 24 adenomatous polyps and one polyp had cancer in it. I have since been diagnosed with attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis (AFAP). I am wondering when it is recommended to remove the colon. Click here for answer

  • What is the recommended follow up or management of AFAP after the colon has been removed? The small intestine is connected to the rectum. I have had polyps in the rectum and also in the stomach since the colon was removed. How often do I need to do follow up tests to make sure nothing is growing in there? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • AAPC
  • AFAP
  • Attenuated adenomatous polyposis coli
  • Attenuated familial polyposis coli
  • Attenuated FAP
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.