Does Peutz-Jeghers syndrome predispose to gastrointestinal malignancy? A later look.

@article{Linos1981DoesPS,
  title={Does Peutz-Jeghers syndrome predispose to gastrointestinal malignancy? A later look.},
  author={Dimitrios A. Linos and Roger Robert Dozois and David Clyde Dahlin and Lloyd G. Bartholomew},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={1981},
  volume={116 9},
  pages={
          1182-4
        }
}
Several reports have recently suggested an association between the development of intestinal carcinoma and the presence of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome. During the 45-year period between 1935 and 1979, 48 patients with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome were seen at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn, and followed up for a median period of 33 years. Carcinoma of the small or large intestine did not develop in any patient, with possibly one exception. Survival of patients with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome also was found… CONTINUE READING
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