Gardner's syndrome

Gardner's syndrome
  • Facts:
    Autosomal dominant condition
    Colonic polyps with prominent extraintestinal lesions
  • History / PE:
    Desmoid tumors
    Sebaceous or epidermoid cysts
    Osteomas (especially in the mandible)
    Supernumerary teeth
    Gastric polyps
    Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibromas
  • Differential Diagnosis:
    Turcot's syndrome (brain tumors)
    Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (hyperpigmentation)
    Cronkhite-Canada syndrome (alopecia, nail loss)

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August 5th 2010