Peutz Jeghers syndrome

Also known as: Polyposis, hamartomatous intestinal, PJS, Hamartomatous intestinal polyposis,
Peutz Jeghers syndrome (PJS) is an autosomal dominant genetic condition characterized by multiple benign polyps called hamartomas on the mucous lining in the gastrointestinal system. These polyps occur most often in the small intestine but also occur in the stomach and large intestine.
Providence Gastrointestinal Cancer Program at Providence Cancer Center has a a team of health care professionals and researchers who strive to provide and promote expert care for people who have cancers of the gastrointestinal tract.


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