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Pediatric Gardner Syndrome Differential Diagnoses

  • Author: Michael Gilger, MD; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
 
Updated: Aug 06, 2015
 
 

Differential Diagnoses

 
 
Contributor Information and Disclosures
Author

Michael Gilger, MD Gastrointestinal Pathologist, Colorado GI Pathology, Centennial Pathologists

Michael Gilger, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Society for Clinical Pathology, College of American Pathologists, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Coauthor(s)

Mark A Gilger, MD Professor of Pediatrics, Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Director of Clinical Fellowship Training in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine; Chief, Gastroenterology and Nutrition Service, Texas Children’s Hospital

Mark A Gilger, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Pediatrics, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Specialty Editor Board

Mary L Windle, PharmD Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape Drug Reference

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Chief Editor

Carmen Cuffari, MD Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology/Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Carmen Cuffari, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Disclosure: Received honoraria from Prometheus Laboratories for speaking and teaching; Received honoraria from Abbott Nutritionals for speaking and teaching.

Additional Contributors

Jorge H Vargas, MD Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Professor of Pediatric Gastroenterology, University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine; Consulting Physician, Department of Pediatrics, University of California at Los Angeles Health System

Jorge H Vargas, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Liver Foundation, Latin American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

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Colon, polyposis syndromes: polyposis coli. Postevacuation image obtained after double-contrast barium enema study shows extensive polyposis of the colon.
Endoscopic images showing multiple large intestinal polyps in a patient with Gardner syndrome. Courtesy of Christina Surawicz, MD, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Wash.
Surgical specimen of the colon in a patient with familial polyposis after total colectomy with ileoanal anastomosis. Note the carpetlike appearance of the mucosa covered with polyps.
High-power view of a tubular adenoma. Courtesy of G. Warren, MD, Rose Medical Center, Denver, Colo.
Villous adenoma showing fingerlike projections stretching from the surface of a polyp downward with minimal branching. Courtesy of D. Owen, MD.
Plain lateral skull radiograph in a patient with known Gardner syndrome shows a large osteoma in the occipital region (arrows).
Bland fibrocytic cells of a desmoid tumor growing in a haphazard-to-storiform manner and producing collagen (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnification X100).
Cyst containing keratinous material (hematoxylin and eosin, original magnification X1.6).
 
 
 
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