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Muir-Torre syndrome

Synonym(s) Multiple keratoacanthoma, Muir-Torre type
Prevalence Unknown
Inheritance Autosomal dominant
Age of onset Adult
  • L72.8
  • C1321489
  • D055653
  • 10063042


Disease definition

Muir-Torre syndrome (MTS) is a form of hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer (HNPCC) characterized by cutaneous sebaceous tumors, keratoacanthomas and at least one visceral malignancy, most frequently gastrointestinal carcinoma.

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  • Dr Evangelia BOZI
  • Pr Alexander KATOULIS

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