What is Peutz-Jeghers syndrome?
Also known as: PJS.
Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes affected individuals to develop polyps in their intestines. Polyps are small growths of tissue that are typically non-cancerous, but they can increase the risk of cancer developing over time. Other symptoms can also occur with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome.
Reviewed by: Ziad A Khatib, MD
This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM
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