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Asian Journal of Dermatology
  Year: 2016 | Volume: 8 | Issue: 1 | Page No.: 20-24
DOI: 10.3923/ajd.2016.20.24
 
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Peutz-jeghers Syndrome in a Child Presenting with Acute Abdomen: A Case Report

Sundeep Chowdhry, Dipak D. Umrigar and Neha Yadav

Abstract:
A 13 year old female patient presented to paediatric OPD with complaints of pain abdomen and blood in stools. She was referred to Dermatology OPD for muco cutaneous hyperpigmented lesions on her palms, soles, oral mucosa and also on the knuckles. Keeping in hindsight the potential probability of Puetz-Jeghers Syndrome (PJS), the patient was referred to surgery and investigations were carried out. After undergoing various investigations the diagnosis was confirmed. The patient underwent GI surgery for removal of the polyps.
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Sundeep Chowdhry, Dipak D. Umrigar and Neha Yadav, 2016. Peutz-jeghers Syndrome in a Child Presenting with Acute Abdomen: A Case Report. Asian Journal of Dermatology, 8: 20-24.

DOI: 10.3923/ajd.2016.20.24

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=ajd.2016.20.24

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