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Peutz Jeghers syndrome

Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome
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Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others. The terms "Peutz Jeghers syndrome" returned 14 free, full-text review articles. First few results:
Extremely young case of small bowel intussusception due to Peutz-Jeghers syndrome with nonsense mutation of STK11.
Last Updated: Feb 25, 2020

Intussusception is a frequent and severe complication of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (PJS). We herein present the case of a 3-year-old girl who experienced jejuno-jejunal intussusception due to PJS polyps. Despite no apparent family history of PJS, she had exhibited mucocutaneous pigmentation ...

Management of Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome in Children and Adolescents: A Position Paper From the ESPGHAN Polyposis Working Group.
Last Updated: Mar 25, 2020

Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (PJS) is a well-described inherited syndrome, characterized by the development of gastrointestinal polyps, and characteristic mucocutaneous freckling. Development of small bowel intestinal polyps may lead to intussusception in children may require emergency ...

An exploration of genotype-phenotype link between Peutz-Jeghers syndrome and STK11: a review.
Last Updated: Mar 08, 2019

Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome (PJS) is an autosomal dominant hereditary polyposis syndrome. Clinical features include hamartomatous polyps, mucocutaneous pigmentation and an increased predisposition towards developing malignancy. Variants in STK11, a tumour suppressor gene, located on Chromosome ...

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Research Articles from PubMed

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research. The terms "Peutz Jeghers syndrome" returned 160 free, full-text research articles. First few results:
[Peutz-Jeghers syndrome and cancer:a retrospective study in 14 Japanese patients with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome].
Last Updated: Jan 08, 2020

We retrospectively investigated 14 Japanese patients with Peutz-Jeghers (PJ) syndrome who were treated in six hospitals to determine the prevalence of cancer in Japanese patients with PJ syndrome. The study included seven males and seven females. The mean age at the time of diagnosis ...

Peutz-Jeghers syndrome in dermatology.
Last Updated: Mar 26, 2020

Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is a rare autosomal dominant disorder. Approximately 1:25,000 to 1:280,000 cases are registered annually. The pathogenesis of the disease is based on the mutation of the STK 11 gene on chromosome 19. Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is characterized by several symptoms: ...

Early onset Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, the importance of appropriate diagnosis and follow-up: A case report.
Last Updated: Feb 25, 2020

Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (PJS) is currently defined as an inherited condition, also called a familial hamartomatous polyposis syndrome, characterized by the association between pigmented mucocutaneous lesions and hamartomatous polyps in the gastrointestinal tract, especially in the small bowel.

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