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Anales de la Facultad de Ciencias Médicas (Asunción)

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CHENU BEDOYA, M; SAGUIER, G  and  FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS MEDICAS - UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE ASUNCION. Servicio de Cirugía General. Primera Cátedra de Clínica Quirúrgica.. Double intestinal intussusception in a man with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome. Case report. An. Fac. Cienc. Méd. (Asunción) [online]. 2010, vol.43, n.2, pp.67-72. ISSN 1816-8949.

ABSTRACT Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is one of the most important familial hamartomatous polyposis syndromes, and is associated with significant morbidity, variable clinical course and considerable predisposition to malignancy. We report the case of a young man with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome and a history of previous surgery for intussusception. Key words: Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, intussusceptions, intestinal obstruction

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