Familial polyposis coli and neurofibromatosis in the same patient: A family study

Henry T. Lynch, Robert Joseph Fitzgibbons, Stephen J. Lanspa, Joseph N. Marcus, Jane F. Lynch, Levy Kopelovich

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This report describes a family wherein two major genes-one for familial polyposis coli and the second for von Recklinghausen's neurofibromatosis-were segregating. A patient whose father had familial poliposis coli and whose mother had neurofibromatosis manifested both of these disorders.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)245-251
Number of pages7
JournalCancer Genetics and Cytogenetics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1987


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Cancer Research
  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology

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