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What does FAB stand for?

FAB stands for Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

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1,2) In addition to an association with low birth weight, there are several linked genetic diseases including overgrowth syndromes such as Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, chromosomally linked conditions (trisomies 2, 8 and 20) and X-linked Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome, type 1 glycogen storage diseases, Li-Fraumeni syndrome, familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) (3-6) and type 1 neurofibromatosis.
The caution against prophylactic use of these agents applies to asymptomatic adults, including those with a family history of colon cancer, but not to patients with a personal history of colon cancer or polyps, familial adenomatous polyposis, or hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer syndromes, the statement specified (Ann.
The new model offers evidence confirming what biologists had already thought to be true regarding a rare inherited form of colon cancer known as familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP): what they found is mathematical validation that a single gene mutation can result in FAP.