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Mismatch repair cancer syndrome 3

Mismatch repair cancer syndrome-3 (MMRCS3) is an autosomal recessive childhood cancer predisposition syndrome characterized by brain tumors, hematologic malignancy, and gastrointestinal tumors. Multiple cafe-au-lait spots, axillary freckling, and, rarely, Lisch nodules reminiscent of neurofibromatosis type I (NF1; 162200) may be present (Hegde et al., 2005, Ostergaard et al., 2005). Microsatellite instability may be detected in tumor samples (Hegde et al., 2005). For a discussion of genetic heterogeneity of mismatch repair cancer syndrome, see MMRCS1 (276300). [from OMIM]


Lynch syndrome

Lynch syndrome is characterized by an increased risk for colorectal cancer (CRC) and cancers of the endometrium, ovary, stomach, small bowel, urinary tract, biliary tract, brain (usually glioblastoma), skin (sebaceous adenomas, sebaceous carcinomas, and keratoacanthomas), pancreas, and prostate. Cancer risks and age of onset vary depending on the associated gene. Several other cancer types have been reported to occur in individuals with Lynch syndrome (e.g., breast, sarcomas, adrenocortical carcinoma). However, the data are not sufficient to demonstrate that the risk of developing these cancers is increased in individuals with Lynch syndrome. [from GeneReviews]


Lynch syndrome 5

Lynch syndrome-5 (LYNCH5), or hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer type 5 (HNPCC5), is a cancer predisposition syndrome characterized by onset of colorectal cancer and/or extracolonic cancers, particularly endometrial cancer, usually in mid-adulthood. The disorder shows autosomal dominant inheritance with incomplete penetrance (summary by Castellsague et al., 2015). For a general phenotypic description and a discussion of genetic heterogeneity of Lynch syndrome, see 120435. [from OMIM]


Endometrial carcinoma

A carcinoma of the endometrium, the mucous lining of the uterus. [from HPO]

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