Lynch syndrome

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Synonyms (6)

Hereditary Defective Mismatch Repair syndrome, COCA 1, HNPCC - hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer, hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal neoplasm, hereditary non-polyposis colon cancer type 1, hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer

Definitions (2)

An autosomal dominant disease that is characterized by an increased risk for colon cancer and cancers of the endometrium, ovary, stomach, small intestine, hepatobiliary tract, urinary tract, brain, and skin and has_material_basis_in mutation of mismatch repair genes that increases the risk of many types of cancers., OMIM mapping confirmed by DO. [SN].

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