The incidence and prevalence of familial polyposis coli in Denmark.

Abstract

Based on the Danish Polyposis Register, the frequency of familial polyposis coli was estimated at the end of 1982. The mean annual incidence rate of polyposis coli has remained rather constant at approximately 1 X 10(-6) X yr-1 since the forties. The life-time risk of developing polyposis coli is about 1 X 10(-4). The point prevalence rate was 26 X 10(-6… (More)

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