Revista Científica Ciencia Médica
versión impresa ISSN 1817-7433
MONTERO, Marielena; MONTOYA BURGOS, Alejandra V.; MUNOZ, Aleyda y ANAYA DOMINGUEZ, Marlene. Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome and Low Intestinal Obstruction, Report of a Case. Rev Cient Cienc Méd [online]. 2010, vol.13, n.1, pp. 31-34. ISSN 1817-7433.
The present case report of a child 12 year old boy, who was admitted to the pediatric department of the Hospital Manuel AscencioVillarroel, transferred to the Pediatric Center Albina Rodriguez Patiño with possible diagnoses of persistent constipation, grade III secondary malnutrition, Peutz-Jeghers probable syndrome, severe hypochromic microcytic anemia and systolic murmur in the study.While the Peutz-Jeghers syndrome rarely occurs in our environment, the differential diagnosis and its complications should be better studied so we can be treated in a more timely manner. We consider it important our report because this disease is a rare cause of acute abdomen in our environment.
Palabras llave : Polyposis; Hamartomatous Intestinal; Lentiginosis perioral; Polyps and Spots Syndrome.