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date: 18 September 2020

Peutz–Jeghers syndrome 

Source:
A Dictionary of Biomedicine
Author(s):

John Lackie

An autosomal dominant disorder caused by mutation in the serine/threonine kinase 11 gene (*LKB1), in which benign polyps develop in the gastrointestinal tract and there is a fifteen-fold increased risk of developing malignant tumours in other tissues.... ...

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