Peutz-Jeghers syndrome: quantitative study on enterochromaffin cells in hamartomatous intestine polyps.


INTRODUCTION Peutz-Jeghers (PJ) syndrome is a rare familial disorder with the autosomal transmission characterized by multiple intestinal polyps, mucocutaneous pigmentation and increased incidence of various malignancies. Some clinical manifestations of PJ syndrome may be associated with the serotonin secretion from the enterochromaffin cells (EC… (More)


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