Korean J Gastrointest Endosc.  1987 Nov;7(1):47-52.

A Case of Peutz - Jeghers syndrome Accompanied with Intussusception


The Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is a familial disesse charaeterized by mucocutaneaus pigmentation, gastrointestinal polyposis, and transmission of autosomal dominant trait. This syndrome is clinically important becuase of the coreplieation caused by the polyp, leading to abdominal pain, gastrointestinal bleeding, and intussusception. Authors experienced a case of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome admitted to Walace Memorial Baptist Hospital who was complained of recurrent abdominal pain, melanin pigmentation of lips, oral mucosa, and digits. UGI series, small bowel series, colon cnema, gastrofiberscopy, and colonoseopy revealed multiyle intestinal polyps. Pathologic findings on endoseopic polypectomy showed hamartomatous polyp.

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