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Table 2 „Bleeding and stool disorders“, „non-specific symptoms“ and related extracolonic manifestations on primary diagnosis of FAP (n = 143, values in brackets are relative values)

From: Age and manifestation related symptoms in familial adenomatous polyposis

  desmoid gastric polyps duodenal polyps small bowel polyps
  abdominal wall mesenteric retroperitoneal       
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
total patients 8 (100) 13 (100) 5 (100) 39 (100) 26 (100) 7 (100)
fecal occult blood 4 (50) 9 (69) 4 (80) 28 (72) 19 (73) 4 (57)
colonic bleeding 4 (50) 9 (69) 4 (80) 25 (64) 15 (58) 2 (29)
diarrhoea 3 (38) 4 (30) 1 (20) 16 (41) 12 (46) 3 (43)
anemia 2 (25) 1 (8) - - 10 (26) 9 (35) 4 (57)
abdomial pain - - - - - - 8 (21) 6 (23) 3 (43)
loss of strength 1 (13) - - - - 7 (18) 7 (27) 2 (29)
loss of weight - - - - - - 5 (12) 6 (23) 2 (29)
mucous discharge - - 5 (39) 1 (20) 7 (18) 5 (19) 1 (14)
bloating - - - - - - 4 (10) 3 (12) 1 (14)
constipation - - - - - - 1 (3) 1 (4) - -
paradox diarrhoea - - - - - - - - 1 (4) - -