AFAP

(redirected from Attenuated Familial Adenomatous Polyposis)
AcronymDefinition
AFAPArmy Family Action Plan
AFAPAttenuated Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (clinical syndrome)
AFAPAustralian Federation of Air Pilots
AFAPAs Fast As Possible
AFAPAs Far As Possible (chat)
AFAPAustralian Foundation for the Peoples of Asia and the Pacific
AFAPArthritis Foundation Aquatic Program
AFAPActin Filament Associated Protein
AFAPArmy Family Advocacy Program
AFAPArtillery-Fired Atomic Projectile
AFAPAs Frequently as Possible
AFAPArmed Fly Along Probe
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Attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis (AFAP), or oligopolyposis, is characterized by an older age of onset, usually between the ages of 40 to 70, with a fewer number of colorectal adenomas (< 100) and a predilection to the proximal colon [1, 3, 5].
Nagengast et al., "Germline mutations in APC and MUTYH are responsible for the majority of families with attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis," Clinical Genetics, vol.
Finally, Myriad reported findings from a study, which assessed the polyp history of 1,534 people with mutations in three areas of the APC gene related to attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis (AFAP) versus mutations elsewhere in the gene.