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Muir-Torre syndrome

Orpha number ORPHA587
Synonym(s) Multiple keratoacanthoma, Muir-Torre type
Prevalence Unknown
Inheritance Autosomal dominant
Age of onset Adult
ICD-10
  • L72.8
ICD-O -
OMIM
UMLS
  • C1321489
MeSH
  • D055653
MedDRA
  • 10063042

Summary

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
  • Dr Alexander C KATOULIS

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Article for general public
  • FR (2010)
Clinical genetics review
  • EN (2014)
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