A bizarre presentation of Peutz – jegher’s syndrome in a 2 year old

Amir Molaei, Hamidreza Alizadeh Otaghvar, Mohammadreza Tarahomi, Daryanaz Shojaei, Leili Mohajerzadeh, Maryam Baghoori, Feizollah Niazi

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Peutz - jegher’s syndrome (PJS) is a rare autosomal dominant disorder with gastro intestinal and mucosal pigmentations. We present a 2 y/o boy with a lesion prolapsing from his rectum that could not be reducted. We found him to have PJS and a familial history of PJS in his parents.


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Peutz - jegher’s syndrome; Pediatric; Rectal prolapse

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/irjps.v3i2.11894

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