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Peutz-jeghers syndrome

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peutz-jeghers syndrome

(Science: radiology) autosomal dominant (50% sporadic), hamartomas, primarily of small bowel, also: stomach, colon, occasionally of urinary or respiratory tract, mucocutaneous hyperpigmentation, increased risk of gI and non-GI tumours! (NEJM 1988) cf: polyposis syndromes