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Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome
Definition: A hereditary disease caused by autosomal dominant mutations involving CHROMOSOME 19. It is characterized by the presence of INTESTINAL POLYPS, consistently in the JEJUNUM, and mucocutaneous pigmentation with MELANIN spots of the lips, buccal MUCOSA, and digits.

Synonym(s): Lentiginosis, Perioral / Peutz-Jegher's Syndrome / Polyposis, Hamartomatous Intestinal / Polyps-and-Spots Syndrome / Hamartomatous Intestinal Polyposes / Hamartomatous Intestinal Polyposis / Intestinal Polyposes, Hamartomatous / Intestinal Polyposis, Hamartomatous / Lentiginoses, Perioral / Perioral Lentiginoses / Perioral Lentiginosis / Peutz Jegher's Syndrome / Peutz Jeghers Syndrome / Peutz-Jegher Syndrome / Polyposes, Hamartomatous Intestinal / Polyps and Spots Syndrome / Polyps-and-Spots Syndromes / Syndrome, Peutz-Jegher's / Syndrome, Peutz-Jeghers / Syndrome, Polyps-and-Spots / Syndromes, Polyps-and-Spots
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What is Peutz-Jeghers syndrome?
Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is characterized by the development of growths called hamartomatous polyps in the gastrointestinal tract (particularly the stomach and intestines), and a greatly increased risk of developing certain types of cancer.
Children with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome often develop small, dark-colored spots on the lips, around and inside the mouth, near the eyes and nostrils, and around the anus. These spots may also occur on the hands and feet. They appear during childhood and often fade as the person gets older. In addition, most people with Peutz- ...

How common is Peutz-Jeghers syndrome?
The prevalence of this condition is uncertain; estimates range from 1 in 25,000 to 300,000 births.


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Broader term(s): - Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary - Neoplasms - Intestinal Polyposis - Intestinal Diseases - Gastrointestinal Diseases - Digestive System Diseases - Lentigo - Melanosis - Hyperpigmentation - Pigmentation Disorders - Skin Diseases

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Broader term(s): - Neoplasms - Lentigo - Melanosis - Hyperpigmentation - Pigmentation Disorders
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Broader term(s): - Neoplasms - Intestinal Diseases - Gastrointestinal Diseases - Digestive System Diseases - Lentigo - Melanosis - Hyperpigmentation - Pigmentation Disorders - Skin Diseases

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  Broader term(s):
      Diseases
          Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases
              Skin Diseases
                  Pigmentation Disorders
                      Hyperpigmentation
                          Melanosis
                              Lentigo 
      Diseases
          Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities
              Genetic Diseases, Inborn
                  Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary 
      Diseases
          Digestive System Diseases
              Gastrointestinal Diseases
                  Intestinal Diseases
                      Intestinal Polyposis 
      Diseases
          Neoplasms
              Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary 

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