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Peutz-Jeghers syndrome

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Pathology

Gastrointestinal system

Peritoneum and peritoneal cavity disorders
Upper gastrointestinal tract disorders
Lower gastrointestinal tract disorders
Liver, gallbladder and pancreas disorders
Gastrointestinal system pathology review

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Peutz-Jeghers syndrome

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The genetic inheritance of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is .

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An 11-year-old boy comes to the clinic for a consultation. For years, the patient reports freckles around his mouth and gums that have become increasingly bothersome. Physical examination shows melanocytic macules 1-5 mm in size around the mouth, lips, gums, eyes, hands, and feet. His medical history is noncontributory. Family history is positive for breast, pancreatic, and colon cancer. Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in managing this patient?


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