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  • adj. Of or relating to a hamartoma.


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  • Development of certain benign growths, such aslipomas (tumors of fatty tissue), hamartomatous polyps of the intestine, and uterine fibroids

    PTEN Hamartoma Tumor syndrome

  • Adult Lhermitte-Duclos disease (LDD): a hamartomatous overgrowth in a particular area of the brain known as the cerebellum

    PTEN Hamartoma Tumor syndrome

  • Criteria for BRRS have not been established but the diagnosis is suspected based on the presence of physical findings including macrocephaly, hamartomatous intestinal polyps, lipomas, and pigmented areas of the penis.

    PTEN Hamartoma Tumor syndrome

  • The diagnosis of juvenile polyposis syndrome (JPS) relies primarily on the presence of certain clinical findings, including hamartomatous intestinal polyps (non-cancerous tissue masses) and/or a family history of JPS.

    Juvenile Polyposis

  • The diagnosis of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome relies primarily on the presence of certain symptoms, including hamartomatous (benign, non-cancerous) intestinal polyps, altered pigmentation of the skin and mucus membranes, and/or a family history of PJS.

    Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome (PJS)

  • She had undergone multiple abdominal surgeries since child hood for intussuception of the small bowel due to large hamartomatous polyps.

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  • Inheritance constitutes the underlying cause in up to one third of all CRC cases, with highly penetrant and well-defined hereditary disorders, i.e. adenomatous and hamartomatous polyposis and Lynch syndrome, representing 3-5% of the total CRC burden

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