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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Maria Fernanda Villarreal, M.D. [2] Vamsikrishna Gunnam M.B.B.S[3]

Overview

Screening for sporadic hamartoma is not recommended. However, according to the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), screening for multiple hamartomas by genetic evaluation is recommended among patients with hamartomatous polyposis syndromes such as juvenile polyposis syndrome, Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, and Cowden syndrome.

Screening

According to the American College of Gastroenterology, screening for multiple hamartomas is recommended among patients with :[1][2][3][4]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Eng C (2000). "Will the real Cowden syndrome please stand up: revised diagnostic criteria". J. Med. Genet. 37 (11): 828–30. PMC 1734465. PMID 11073535.
  2. Brown K, Mund DF, Aberle DR, Batra P, Young DA (1994). "Intrathoracic calcifications: radiographic features and differential diagnoses". Radiographics. 14 (6): 1247–61. doi:10.1148/radiographics.14.6.7855339. PMID 7855339.
  3. Jelsig, Anne; Qvist, Niels; Brusgaard, Klaus; Nielsen, Claus; Hansen, Tine; Ousager, Lilian (2014). "Hamartomatous polyposis syndromes: A review". Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases. 9 (1): 101. doi:10.1186/1750-1172-9-101. ISSN 1750-1172.
  4. Adam MP, Ardinger HH, Pagon RA, Wallace SE, Bean L, Stephens K, Amemiya A, Eng C. PMID 20301661. Vancouver style error: initials (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)

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