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ALONSO, M. A.; CASTIELLA, A.  y  COSME, A.. Colonic familial adenomatous polyposis: A case report of an attenuated variant  . Medifam [online]. 2002, vol.12, n.9, pp.113-116. ISSN 1131-5768.

Familial adenomatous polyposis is an inherited disease characterized by the appearance of multiple colorectal adenomas by the teenagers and with an incidence of colorectal cancer aproaching 100%.  We present herein a 51-years-old woman with an atypical form of the disease, an attenuated variant, and we comment the importance of genetics and management guidelines for surveillance of the patients and their families. 

Palabras clave : Familial adenomatous polyposis; Colorectal cancer; Polyposis syndromes.

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