Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Symptoms

Many with familial adenomatous polyposis will have no symptoms at all until symptoms of an intestinal polyp or intestinal cancer develop. If blood loss in the stool is persistent, symptoms of anemia may eventually develop.

Symptoms of familial adenomatous polyposis can include:

Early symptoms of anemia may include:

Symptoms of worsening anemia may include:

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Last Updated: Dec 13, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Familial Adenomatous Polyposis References
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