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Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú

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IDROGO REGALADO, Bertha  and  FRISANCHO VELARDE, Oscar. Peutz Jeghers syndrome: Report of five cases. Rev. gastroenterol. Perú [online]. 2016, vol.36, n.2, pp.165-168. ISSN 1022-5129.

The Peutz Jeghers Syndrome (PJS) is characterized by gastrointestinal hamartomatous polyps and mucocutaneous pigmentation, are at high risk of bowel resections because ischemia secondary to intussusception. The risk of gastrointestinal cancer is nine more than the general population. We report five patients diagnosed with SPG, four had intestinal intussusception, one upper gastrointestinal bleeding and one died with pancreatic neoplasia.

Keywords : Stomach neoplasms; Colonic polyps; Intestinal polyposis.

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