Korean J Gastrointest Endosc.  2000 Jan;20(1):73-76.

A Case of Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome with Intussusception

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  • 1Department of Gastroenterology, Ajou University College of Medicine, Suwon, Korea.
  • 2Department of Pathology, Ajou University College of Medicine, Suwon, Korea.
  • 3Department of General Surgery, Ajou University College of Medicine, Suwon, Korea.

Abstract

Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is a rare autosomal dominant disorder defined by hamartomatous polyps of gastrointestinal tracts and the occurrence of melanin spots on the mucocutaneous surface. This syndrome has important complications such as malignant transformation, gastrointestinal bleeding, and intussusception. About 50% of patients with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome involved Intussusception. A case of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome with intussusception was recently experienced and herein reported.

Keyword

Peutz-Jeghers syndrome; Intussusception
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