Gardner Syndrome | Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) - Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Kaushik Bharati
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Sep 20, 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which doctor should I consult for Gardner syndrome?

You should consult an oncologist (cancer specialist).

2. Is Gardner syndrome curable?

No. But regular screening and prompt treatment can prevent the disease.

3. Can Gardner syndrome be inherited?

Yes.

4. Is Gardner syndrome similar to Gardner-Diamond syndrome?

No. Gardner-Diamond syndrome is also known as painful bruising syndrome. It is caused by trauma and usually seen in women who sometimes exhibit symptoms and signs of personality disorder.

5. Is Gardner syndrome dangerous?

If it progresses to invasive cancer, it can be very dangerous and life-threatening.

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