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Peutz-Jeghers syndrome without mucocutaneous pigmentation: a case report.

Mozaffar M, Sobhiyeh MR, Hasani M, Fallah M - Gastroenterol Hepatol Bed Bench (2012)

Bottom Line: Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is a rare condition characterized by mucocutaneous pigmentation, polyposis and an increased cancer risk at a number of gastrointestinal and extra intestinal organs.Upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed multiple polyps located in the deuodenum and colon.Histopathological evaluation of the polyps revealed hamartomatous polyps of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome.

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Affiliation: Department of Surgery, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

ABSTRACT
Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is a rare condition characterized by mucocutaneous pigmentation, polyposis and an increased cancer risk at a number of gastrointestinal and extra intestinal organs. We present a patient with a history of gastrointestinal bleeding with no mucocutaneous pigmentation. Upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed multiple polyps located in the deuodenum and colon. Histopathological evaluation of the polyps revealed hamartomatous polyps of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome.

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Barium enema showed mucosal lesions with polyps in sigmoid.
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Figure 0001: Barium enema showed mucosal lesions with polyps in sigmoid.

Mentions: A barium enema he had mucosal lesions in keeping with polyps in sigmoid (Figure 1). A laparotomy was performed and multiple giant polyps entire colon was found. Total abdominal proctocolectomy and J pouch ileoanal anastomosis and omentectomy was performed and a diverting ileostomy was inserted. Histopathological evaluations of the polyps revealed hamartomatous polyps in keeping with a diagnosis of Peutz Jeghers syndrome (Figure 2).


Peutz-Jeghers syndrome without mucocutaneous pigmentation: a case report.

Mozaffar M, Sobhiyeh MR, Hasani M, Fallah M - Gastroenterol Hepatol Bed Bench (2012)

Barium enema showed mucosal lesions with polyps in sigmoid.
© Copyright Policy - open-access
Related In: Results  -  Collection

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getmorefigures.php?uid=PMC4017480&req=5

Figure 0001: Barium enema showed mucosal lesions with polyps in sigmoid.
Mentions: A barium enema he had mucosal lesions in keeping with polyps in sigmoid (Figure 1). A laparotomy was performed and multiple giant polyps entire colon was found. Total abdominal proctocolectomy and J pouch ileoanal anastomosis and omentectomy was performed and a diverting ileostomy was inserted. Histopathological evaluations of the polyps revealed hamartomatous polyps in keeping with a diagnosis of Peutz Jeghers syndrome (Figure 2).

Bottom Line: Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is a rare condition characterized by mucocutaneous pigmentation, polyposis and an increased cancer risk at a number of gastrointestinal and extra intestinal organs.Upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed multiple polyps located in the deuodenum and colon.Histopathological evaluation of the polyps revealed hamartomatous polyps of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Surgery, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

ABSTRACT
Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is a rare condition characterized by mucocutaneous pigmentation, polyposis and an increased cancer risk at a number of gastrointestinal and extra intestinal organs. We present a patient with a history of gastrointestinal bleeding with no mucocutaneous pigmentation. Upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed multiple polyps located in the deuodenum and colon. Histopathological evaluation of the polyps revealed hamartomatous polyps of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus