What does Muir-Torre syndrome look like?

What does Muir-Torre syndrome look like?

Muir-Torre syndrome (MTS) is a rare inherited disorder that involves at least one sebaceous tumor and/or keratoacanthoma in addition to one visceral malignancy. Sebaceous adenomas are the most common cutaneous tumors in MTS. They appear as multiple yellow papules or bumps on areas such as the trunk, face, and scalp.

What is the difference between Muir-Torre and Lynch syndrome?

Lynch syndrome is the predisposition to visceral malignancies that are associated with deleterious germline mutations in DNA mismatch repair genes, including MLH1 , MSH2 , MSH6 , and PMS2 . Muir-Torre syndrome is a variant of Lynch syndrome that includes a predisposition to certain skin tumors.

What skin cancers are associated with Lynch syndrome?

Muir-Torre is another name for Lynch syndrome in which people develop uncommon skin lesions or tumors, including sebaceous adenomas, sebaceous epitheliomas, sebaceous carcinomas, and keratocanthomas.

What is the ICD 10 code for Muir-Torre syndrome?

Unspecified malignant neoplasm of skin, unspecified C44. 90 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM C44. 90 became effective on October 1, 2021.

How is HNPCC diagnosed?

There are two screening examinations for colorectal cancer and HNPCC:

  1. Sigmoidoscopy—a diagnostic procedure that allows the doctor to examine the lower one-third of the large intestine.
  2. Colonoscopy—a diagnostic procedure that allows the physician to examine the entire length of the large intestine.

What causes HNPCC?

HNPCC is caused by an inherited mutation or abnormality in a gene that normally repairs our body’s DNA. There are at least five of these genes known as mismatch repair genes that are known to be associated with HNPCC. If genetic damage is not repaired, cancer can occur.

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