Volume : 6
Issue : 1
Peutz-Jeghers syndrome as an- emergency presentation
Sumana B, Rao VRK, Sahaja K, Swaroopa K, Kalyani B, Venkatesh B
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Sumana B1,*, Rao VRK1, Sahaja K1, Swaroopa K1, Kalyani B1 and Venkatesh B1
1Department of Radiology, Great Eastern Medical School and Hospital, Aditya Educational Society, Srikakulam Dist, Ragolu, Andhra Pradesh-532484, India
*Corresponding author: Sumana Bingi, Department of Radiology, Great Eastern Medical School and Hospital, Aditya Educational Society, Srikakulam Dist, Ragolu, Andhra Pradesh-532484, India. Email: email@example.com
Received 16 October 2017; Revised 11 December 2017; Accepted 20 December 2017; Published 29 December 2017
Citation: Sumana B, Rao VRK, Sahaja K, Swaroopa K, Kalyani B, Venkatesh B. Peutz-Jeghers syndrome as an- emergency presentation. J Med Sci Res. 2018; 6(1):32-35. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17727/JMSR.2018/6-6
Copyright: © 2018 Sumana B et al. Published by KIMS Foundation and Research Center. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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An 18-year-old male patient presenting with mucocutaneous lesions of the face, chronic recurring abdominal pain for two years and recent swelling in the right hypochondrium for two days was investigated by CT scan. Multiple polypoidal lesions within the proximal jejunal loops were noted in addition to a large mass causing intussusception in the descending colon. Surgical decompression, imaging features and histological findings confirmed the diagnosis of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome.
Keywords: Peutz-Jeghers syndrome; hamartomatous polyps; mucocutaneous pigmentation; intussusception; malignancy; endoscopy