Turcot syndrome


Are there other names for Turcot syndrome?

Turcot syndrome is also known as Brain Tumor-Polyposis Syndrome 1 (BTPS1) or BTP1 Syndrome. Turcot syndrome is also referred to broadly as a mismatch repair deficiency syndrome. This is a category that includes other genetic syndromes. Turcot syndrome is considered an alternative form of two more common cancer syndromes associated with polyp formation- Lynch syndrome and familial adenomatous polyposis syndrome (FAP).


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