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    Bowel (Colonic) Polyps Professional

    Hamartomatous polyposis syndromes - eg, Peutz-Jeghers' syndrome, juvenile polyposis and Cowden's disease. Peutz-Jeghers syndrome Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is an autos...

    Intussusception in Adults Professional

    Meckel's diverticulum. Peutz-Jeghers syndrome. Familial polyposis coli. Presentation Typically with nonspecific abdominal pain which is recurrent.

    Bowel (Colonic) Polyps Conditions

    Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC)/Lynch's syndrome. Gardner's syndrome. Turcot's syndrome. Peutz-Jeghers syndrome. Cowden...

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    Intussusception in Children Professional

    Polyps and Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (16%). Henoch-Schönlein purpura (3%). Lymphoma and other tumours (3%).

    Rectal Bleeding in Children Professional

    Examination of the skin may reveal evidence of systemic disorders (for example, Henoch-Schönlein purpura and Peutz-Jeghers syndrome). Examine the abdomen. Look for signs of constipati...

    Screening for Bowel (Colorectal) Cancer Conditions

    Hereditary non-polyposis bowel cancer (HNPCC). Peutz-Jeghers syndrome. Juvenile polyposis syndrome. Close relatives of people with FAP or HNPCC.

    Lentigo Professional

    A number of lentigo-associated conditions can occur: LEOPARD - lentigines, electrocardiographic conduction defects, ocular hypertelorism, pulmonary stenosis, abnormal genitalia, restriction of...

    Screening for the Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer Professional

    Juvenile polyposis - colonoscopy every 18-24 months from the age of 18 (or earlier if there are any symptoms) and upper GI endoscopy every 1-2 years from the age of 25. Peutz-Jeghers syndrome...

    Nail Disorders and Abnormalities Professional

    Black nails These may be a feature of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, vitamin B12 deficiency, pseudomonas infection and post-irradiation. Black streaks may indicate a junctional melanoc...

    Iron-deficiency Anaemia Professional

    This is the Paterson-Brown-Kelly syndrome (or Plummer-Vinson syndrome) and there is an association with oesophageal carcinoma. Symptoms of severe anaemia (usually not occurri...

    Colorectal Cancer Professional

    Polyposis syndromes: familial adenomatous polyposis (Gardner's syndrome), Turcot's syndrome, attenuated adenomatous polyposis coli, flat adenoma syndrome, hamartomatous polyposis ...

    Pancreatic Exocrine Tumours Professional

    Family history of pancreatic cancer Familial cancer syndromes: BRCA1, BRCA2, familial adenomatous polyposis, Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, familial melanoma syndromes, Lynch syndrome, v...

    Problems in the Mouth Professional

    Other rarer causes include heavy-metal toxicity or Peutz-Jeghers syndrome. Brown or black lesions may be caused by staining from fillings (so-called amalgam tattoo) or naevi (freckles) but...

    History and Physical Examination Professional

    Note the red eye, the freckles on the lips of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome or the white forelock of Waardenberg's syndrome. A number of endocrine disorders may be immediately apparent....

    Neurofibromatosis Professional

    Other conditions with pigmented macules include: Neurocutaneous melanosis. Peutz-Jeghers syndrome . Other localised overgrowth syndromes include: Klippel-Tr...

    Antiphospholipid Syndrome Conditions

    Antiphospholipid Syndrome, What is antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)? APS is sometimes called Hughes' syndrome. It is a disease that affects the blood and makes it more...

    Klinefelter's Syndrome Conditions

    Klinefelter's Syndrome, Klinefelter's syndrome is a genetic condition that only affects males. Affected males have an extra X chromosome. , genetic disorders testosterone...

    Down's Syndrome Conditions

    Down's Syndrome, Mosaic Down's syndrome Mosaic Down's syndrome can also occur. About 2 in 100 people with Down's syndrome have mosaic Down's ...

    Marfan's Syndrome Conditions

    Marfan's Syndrome, Three in four people who have Marfan's syndrome have a parent who also has Marfan's syndrome. You can inherit Marfan's syndrome f...

    Turner Syndrome Conditions

    Turner Syndrome, Although there is no cure, there are treatments that can help most girls with Turner syndrome lead relatively normal lives. Understanding genes Turner syndr...

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