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Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome

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.

Year introduced: 1965

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Tree Number(s): C04.700.633, C06.405.469.578.750, C16.320.700.667, C17.800.621.430.530.550.625

MeSH Unique ID: D010580

Entry Terms:

  • Peutz Jeghers Syndrome
  • Syndrome, Peutz-Jeghers
  • Polyposis, Hamartomatous Intestinal
  • Hamartomatous Intestinal Polyposes
  • Hamartomatous Intestinal Polyposis
  • Intestinal Polyposes, Hamartomatous
  • Intestinal Polyposis, Hamartomatous
  • Polyposes, Hamartomatous Intestinal
  • Peutz-Jegher's Syndrome
  • Peutz Jegher's Syndrome
  • Peutz-Jegher Syndrome
  • Syndrome, Peutz-Jegher's
  • Peutz-Jeghers Polyposis
  • Peutz Jeghers Polyposis
  • Polyposis, Peutz-Jeghers
  • Periorificial Lentiginosis Syndrome
  • Periorificial Lentiginosis Syndromes
  • Syndrome, Periorificial Lentiginosis
  • Syndromes, Periorificial Lentiginosis
  • Lentiginosis, Perioral
  • Lentiginoses, Perioral
  • Perioral Lentiginoses
  • Perioral Lentiginosis
  • Polyps-and-Spots Syndrome
  • Polyps and Spots Syndrome
  • Polyps-and-Spots Syndromes
  • Syndrome, Polyps-and-Spots
  • Syndromes, Polyps-and-Spots

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