An autosomal dominant genetic disease characterized by the development of benign tumour-like polyps in the gastrointestinal tract. Affected person has a high risk of developing cancers of the GI tract, pancreas, cervix, ovary and breast.
The affected child has small dark-coloured spots on the lips, around and inside the mouth, near the eyes and nostrils and around the anus
Multiple polyps in the stomach and intestines during childhood or adolescence
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