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Department of Gastroenterology, National Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.
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Name: Digestive diseases and sciences
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French Digestive Polyposis Cohorte Family Adenomatous Polyposis With APC and MYH Gene Mutations , Cowden's Disease With PTEN Gene Mutation, Peutz Jeghers Disease With STK 11 Gene Mutation ,juvénil Polyposis With SMAD 4 Gene Mutation , Serrated and Hyperp
French cohorte about polyposis digestive diseases
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.
Small circumscribed melanoses resembling, but differing histologically from, freckles. The concept includes senile lentigo ('liver spots') and nevoid lentigo (nevus spilus, lentigo simplex) and may also occur in association with multiple congenital defects or congenital syndromes (e.g., Peutz-Jeghers syndrome).
A complication of gastrojejunostomy (BILLROTH II PROCEDURE), a reconstructive GASTROENTEROSTOMY. It is caused by acute (complete) or chronic (intermittent) obstruction of the afferent jejunal loop due to HERNIA, intussusception, kinking, VOLVULUS, etc. It is characterized by PAIN and VOMITING of BILE-stained fluid.
Tumors or cancer in the JEJUNUM region of the small intestine (INTESTINE, SMALL).
Pathological development in the JEJUNUM region of the SMALL INTESTINE.