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Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome (Polyposis, Hamartomatous Intestinal)

A hereditary disease caused by autosomal dominant mutations involving CHROMOSOME 19. It is characterized by the presence of INTESTINAL POLYPS, consistently in the JEJUNUM, and mucocutaneous pigmentation with MELANIN spots of the lips, buccal MUCOSA, and digits.
Also Known As:
Polyposis, Hamartomatous Intestinal; Polyps-and-Spots Syndrome; Syndrome, Peutz-Jeghers; Lentiginosis, Perioral; Periorificial Lentiginosis Syndrome; Peutz-Jegher's Syndrome; Peutz-Jeghers Polyposis; Hamartomatous Intestinal Polyposes; Hamartomatous Intestinal Polyposis; Intestinal Polyposes, Hamartomatous; Intestinal Polyposis, Hamartomatous; Lentiginoses, Perioral; Perioral Lentiginoses; Perioral Lentiginosis; Periorificial Lentiginosis Syndromes; Peutz Jegher's Syndrome; Peutz Jeghers Polyposis; Peutz Jeghers Syndrome; Peutz-Jegher Syndrome; Polyposes, Hamartomatous Intestinal; Polyposis, Peutz-Jeghers; Polyps and Spots Syndrome; Polyps-and-Spots Syndromes; Syndrome, Periorificial Lentiginosis; Syndrome, Peutz-Jegher's; Syndrome, Polyps-and-Spots; Syndromes, Periorificial Lentiginosis; Syndromes, Polyps-and-Spots
Networked: 291 relevant articles (5 outcomes, 10 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Polyps
2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
3. Granulosa Cell Tumor
4. Hamartoma
5. Gynecomastia

Experts

1. Giardiello, Francis M: 5 articles (02/2015 - 06/2004)
2. Resta, Nicoletta: 5 articles (02/2012 - 01/2005)
3. Mäkelä, Tomi P: 4 articles (10/2013 - 10/2004)
4. Ashworth, Alan: 4 articles (02/2012 - 07/2003)
5. Shaw, Reuben J: 4 articles (07/2009 - 07/2004)
6. Amos, Christopher I: 4 articles (05/2009 - 03/2003)
7. Frazier, Marsha L: 4 articles (05/2009 - 03/2003)
8. Jiang, Bo: 3 articles (07/2014 - 04/2010)
9. Udd, Lina: 3 articles (10/2013 - 10/2004)
10. Bartsch, Detlef K: 3 articles (08/2012 - 01/2004)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome:
1. Sirolimus (Rapamycin)FDA Link
2. inhibin BIBA
3. Inhibins (Inhibin)IBA
4. inhibin AIBA
5. BariumIBA
6. Protein Kinases (Protein Kinase)IBA
7. Threonine (L-Threonine)FDA Link
8. Serine (L-Serine)FDA Link
9. Cyclooxygenase 2 (Cyclooxygenase-2)IBA
10. Turcot syndromeIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Solid-State Lasers
2. Laparotomy
3. Chemoprevention
4. Ligation
5. Lasers (Laser)