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  1. Genetics Home Reference: Peutz-Jeghers syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... PubMed Recent literature OMIM Genetic disorder catalog Conditions > Peutz-Jeghers syndrome On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis ...
  2. Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (PJS) is a disorder passed down through families (inherited) in which the person develops intestinal polyps . ...
  3. ... An older name for HNPCC is Lynch syndrome. Peutz-Jeghers syndrome People with this rare genetic syndrome develop polyps ...
  4. ... caused by a mutation in the TP53 gene. Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (PJS) People with this condition develop polyps in ...
  5. ... also discussed in our document called Colorectal Cancer . Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (PJS) People with this condition develop polyps in ...
  6. ... hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer): Screening and management" and "Peutz-Jeghers syndrome and juvenile polyposis: Screening and management of patients ...
  7. Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    Cancer begins in your cells, which are the building blocks of your body. Normally, your body forms new cells as you need them, replacing old cells that die. ...
  8. Colonic Polyps (National Library of Medicine)  
    A polyp is an extra piece of tissue that grows inside your body. Colonic polyps grow in the large intestine, or colon. Most polyps are not dangerous. However, ...
  9. Is Pancreatic Cancer Hereditary? (Johns Hopkins University, Department of Pathology)  
    ... trained cancer genetics counselor before undergoing genetic testing. Peutz-Jeghers syndrome This is a very rare hereditary syndrome in ... inherited mutations in the STK11 gene. Patients with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome have an increased risk of developing pancreas cancer. ...
  10. Genetic Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    Genes are the building blocks of heredity. They are passed from parent to child. They hold DNA, the instructions for making proteins. Proteins do most of the ...
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