Peutz-Jeghers syndrome: a case report

Deepak Sharma, Tarunveer Singh, K. S. Dhillon, Vidhi Agarwal, Ritika Srivastava, Soni Yadav, Sweksha Srivastava, Areeba Khan

Abstract


Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome (PJS) is a rare, autosomal dominant disorder responsible for mucocutaneous pigmentation and gastrointestinal hamartomatous polyps. We present a case of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome in a 12 year old male child who presented with abdominal pain, vomiting and malena. The patient had pigmented lesions on the malar area, nose, lower lip and buccal mucosa. The imaging studies revealed multiple polyps in small intestine. 


Keywords


Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, Child, Intestinal polyps

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